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eight-thousanders

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  • noun Plural form of eight-thousander.

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Examples

  • By 1986 he would complete climbs of the 14 highest mountains in the world — all the "eight-thousanders," 8,000 meters (26,240 feet) or more.

    Brotherhood of the Mountain

  • Now he longed for an opportunity to tackle the big boys: the 14 eight-thousanders in Central Asia — in the Himalayan, Karakoram, Hindu Kush, and Pamir ranges.

    Brotherhood of the Mountain

  • It took him 13 years to make it up the other 13 eight-thousanders.

    The Seattle Times

  • The "eight-thousanders," as they're known since they all top 8,000 meters 5 miles, were all conquered in summertime long ago.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • In the summer of 2008, 11 climbers died in an avalanche, the deadliest incident on a peak that has the second-highest fatality rate among the "eight-thousanders."

    USATODAY.com News

  • In the summer of 2008, 11 climbers died in an avalanche, the deadliest incident on a peak that has the second-highest fatality rate among the "eight-thousanders."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • In the summer of 2008, 11 climbers died in an avalanche, the deadliest incident on a peak that has the second-highest fatality rate among the "eight-thousanders."

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • The "eight-thousanders," as they're known since they all top 8,000 meters 5 miles, were all conquered in summertime long ago.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The "eight-thousanders," as they're known since they all top 8,000 meters 5 miles, were all conquered in summertime long ago.

    USATODAY.com News

  • The Northern Areas is a major destination for foreign tourists, especially serious mountaineers, because it is home to five of the "eight-thousanders" and to more than fifty peaks above 7000 meters.

    WN.com - Articles related to 100 peaks in Kashmir opened to foreigners

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