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Definition(s):

  • (n) a mountain in the Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy (14,780 feet high); noted for its distinctive shape

News

  1. Voices from within Brazil’s protests

    “Corruption is the greatest problem In Brazil. All that money that went into the World Cup is a Matterhorn for the police to look into. If people were more educated we wouldn’t have so many corrupt people in power.” – Caroline Moura, 23, business administrator at a protest in Brasilia.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KIMT Mason City

  2. Voices from within Brazil's protests - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    "Corruption is the greatest problem In Brazil. All that money that went into the World Cup is a Matterhorn for the police to look into. If people were more educated we wouldn't have so many corrupt people in power." - Caroline Moura, 23, business administrator at a protest in Brasilia.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

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  1. Tracy Krohn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "The acquisition of Total's interests in Matterhorn and Virgo, both highly prolific deepwater fields with additional development and exploration potential meets all of our acquisition...
    on May 3, 2010 By: Tracy Krohn Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  2. "I am excited to be working with Old Spice on the Fresh Collection Internship Search," said Gretchen Bleiler. "It's not often that someone gets a chance to go to Matterhorn or Fiji as part of an internship, let alone get paid to snowboard all...
    on Mar 30, 2010 By: Gretchen Bleiler Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  3. "We once got a post card addressed to 'Eiger John, Switzerland'," Harlin said. "As a boy, it was a dream to live here. Dad had wanted to take me up the Matterhorn but that never happened."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: John Harlin Source: Swissinfo

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