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mountain sickness

Definitions

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

  • n. Altitude sickness brought on by the diminished oxygen pressure at mountain elevations.

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  • n. Altitude sickness.

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

  • n. nausea and shortness of breath experienced by mountain climbers above ten thousand feet

Etymologies

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Examples

  • So short of breath are they that we dared not send them over-mountain, for the mountain sickness would have killed them.

    Elephant in the City

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