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Mount Everest   /maʊnt ˈɛvərəst/   Listen
Mount Everest

A mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high).  Synonyms: Everest, Mt. Everest.

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"Mount Everest" Quotes from Famous Books

... Because I am ignorant (as I am), it does not follow that I ought to assume that I am deceived. The man who would not praise Pindar unless he had read him would be a low, distrustful fellow, the worst kind of sceptic, who doubts not only God, but man. He would be like a man who could not call Mount Everest high unless he had climbed it. He would be like a man who would not admit that the North Pole was cold ...
— All Things Considered • G. K. Chesterton

... scientific research parties, and if you will call again to-morrow I think I will be able to introduce you to the Chief Engineer who stands very high in his profession, and who has, by placing an Astronomical Observatory on the summit of Mount Everest, attracted the ...
— Eurasia • Christopher Evans

... She will patiently toil up the steep gorges with a load on her back, and will drop dead in her tracks before she will show any stubbornness or want of courage. The culminating point of the range, and the highest mountain peak in the world, is Mount Everest, which is a little over twenty-nine thousand feet in height above the ...
— Foot-prints of Travel - or, Journeyings in Many Lands • Maturin M. Ballou

Words linked to "Mount Everest" :   Mt. Everest, Tibet, Xizang, Himalaya Mountains, Sitsang, Himalaya, Himalayas, Kingdom of Nepal, mountain peak, Thibet, Nepal

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