from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A mountain, 2,243 m (7,359 ft) high, in south-central Sri Lanka. It is a sacred place of pilgrimage for Buddhists, Hindus, and Muslims.
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- noun a mountain peak in south central Sri Lanka (7,360 feet high)
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Sumatran species, 64. points of distinction, 65. those of Ceylon extolled, 209. elephants on Adam's Peak, 109. numbers in Ceylon, 76.
Skeen's _Adam's Peak_, p. 50.] [Footnote 16: Dîpa.
The Tamil chieftain exhibited to Ibn Batuta his wealth in "pearls," and under his protection he made the pilgrimage to the summit of Adam's Peak accompanied by four jyogees who visited the foot-mark every year, "four