from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • MountKazbek An extinct volcano, 5,042.3 m (16,532 ft) high, of northern Georgia in the central Caucasus. Towering above a nearby pass, it is the subject of many legends.

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  • proper n. A dormant volcano in the Caucasus, on the border between North Ossetia, Russia and Georgia.


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  • Your friend Kazbek is not dead, little bilby, just asleep.

    January 3, 2016

  • Extinct or dormant?

    January 3, 2016