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

  • Mount or De·na·li (də-näˈlē)McKinley A peak, 6,197.6 m (20,320 ft) high, in the Alaska Range of south-central Alaska. The highest point in North America, it was first scaled in 1913.
  • McKinley, William 1843-1901. The 25th President of the United States (1897-1901). His presidency was marked by the Spanish-American War (1898), the annexation of Cuba and the Philippines, an open-door policy with China, and the passage of the Gold Standard Act (1900). He was assassinated by an anarchist in Buffalo, New York.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America; 20,300 feet high; also called by the native name Denali.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 25th President of the United States; was assassinated by an anarchist (1843-1901)
  • n. a mountain in south central Alaska; the highest peak in North America (20,300 feet high)


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