from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A peak, 6,368 m (20,892 ft) high, in the Andes of western Bolivia northwest of La Paz.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun proper name A mountian in Bolivia, 20,873 feet high.
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- noun a mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (20,870 feet high)
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Illampu, the competitor of Illimani and Aconcagua, and which claims to be the highest peak in South America, rises up magnificently right above and round the town, and visitors for the first time must really wonder how they are to find a road to cross these gigantic mountains, as the town appears to be so completely shut in.
It passed more quickly than the thunder-clouds melt round the crest of Illampu.
Illampu (although we would later find out at a great distance most of the time, as in we are never really sure that we saw it ...)
After completing our trek around Illampu, we spent one more night in Sorata before heading back to
The campus, with its stunning view of the snow-capped peak Illampu, emphasizes instruction in Aymara and echoes the sentiments of Mr. Morales's party, the Movement Toward Socialism.