from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- MountEverest A mountain, 8,850 m (29,035 ft) high, of the central Himalaya Mountains on the border of Xizang (Tibet) and Nepal. The highest elevation in the world, it was first scaled in 1953 by members of an expedition including Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
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- proper n. Mount Everest
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. the highest mountain in the world, situated in Nepal and Tibet; 29,028 feet high.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high)
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The group initially agreed on the title Everest after spotting one of Geoff Emerick's cigarette packets during a brainstorming session - but McCartney still thinks that would have been a terrible idea.
But you cannot see Everest from the base camp, so most trekkers climb Kala Pattar, an unassuming 5545-metre bump on the southern flank of Pumori (7145 metres).
Mt. Everest is the highest mountain on Earth at 29,035 feet or 8850 meters.
QUOTE TO NOTE: I read somewhere that the Law of Mount Everest is that when you start to climb and you start to elevate, the need for teamwork escalates.
Summit of the Gods, about fateful trips up Mt. Everest, is in his man-versus-nature vein, like The Ice Wanderer and Quest for the Missing Girl.
It's like Everest, is it worth driving an area to the point of destruction in order to make it more available to tourists?
Well, at least Everest is properly put away at the "social space news" site.
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