Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An active volcano, about 4,205 m (13,796 ft) high, on the island of Hawaii north of Mauna Loa. It is the highest peak in the state.

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  • proper noun A dormant volcano on Hawaii, the tallest mountain in the world from its base on the sea floor.

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  • noun an active volcano on north central Hawaii Island; highest peak in the Hawaiian Islands

Etymologies

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Hawaiian mauna ("mountain") + kea ("white")

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