Donner Pass definition

  • others:
    • A pass, 2,162.1 m (7,089 ft) high, when you look at the Sierra Nevada of east California near Lake Tahoe. It is known as after the Donner celebration of westward migrants whoever survivors supposedly practiced cannibalism after becoming caught in a snowstorm near within October 1846.
  • noun:
    • a mountain pass in northeastern California near Lake Tahoe; web site where in 1844 some members of an emigrant party survived by consuming those that had died

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