Definition of Donner Pass in English:

Donner Pass

Syllabification: Don·ner Pass
Pronunciation: /ˌdänər ˈpas
 
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A site in the Sierra Nevada in northeastern California where some members of an 1844 emigrant party survived a blizzard partly by eating the dead.

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