1. I〔山道の〕a mountain pass
    • 峠を越える
    • cross (over) a 「(mountain) pass [ridge/peak]
    • シンプロン峠
    • Simplon Pass
  1. II〔最高潮〕
    • 我々の仕事は峠を越した
    • We have finished the most difficult part of this job./《口》 We are over the hump on this job.
    • 病人は峠を越した
    • The patient has 「passed the crisis [turned the corner]./The patient is out of danger now.
    • 暑さも峠を過ぎた[今が峠だ]
    • The heat has passed [reached] its peak.