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eight-thousanders

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  • n. 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    The Seattle Times

  • 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

  • Just 18 people have made it to the top of the 14 eight-thousanders since Italian climber Reinhold Messner became the first person to do so in 1986.

    The Age News Headlines

  • Just 18 people had previously made it to the top of the 14 eight-thousanders, which are all in Asia's Himalaya and Karakoram ranges, since Italian climber Reinhold Messner became the first person to do so in 1986.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

  • Mt Annapurna, the world's tenth highest peak is regarded as the most difficult of all the eight-thousanders to climb.

    News

  • This route "affords one of the most direct climbing routes on one of the 14 eight-thousanders," Kaltenbrunner explained on her website.

    News

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