Definition of Mount Everest

1. Noun. A mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high).


Definition of Mount Everest

1. Proper noun. The world’s highest mountain, located in the Himalayas between Nepal and Tibet. ¹

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Motu
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Mount Adams
Mount Ararat
Mount Asama
Mount Athos
Mount Bartle Frere
Mount Caburn
Mount Carmel
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Mount Elbert
Mount Etna
Mount Everest (current term)
Mount Fuji
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Mount Logan
Mount McKinley
Mount Megiddo
Mount Olympus
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Mount Parnassus
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Mount Ranier
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Literary usage of Mount Everest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1898)
"D.: IMS As so little is yet known respecting Mount Everest, owing to it inaccessible position far within the jealously guarded territory of Nepal and Tibet, ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1857)
"... Himalaya, and Mount Everest. By Lieutenant-Colonel AS WAUGH, Surveyor-General of India, dated Delira, March 1st, 1856; and B. By BH HODGSON, Esq., ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1858)
"That gentleman has therefore demonstrated, at least, that Mount Everest and ... Now the straight line passing through Mount Everest and XVIII. and extended ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1891)
"I for one should be glad to learn from a reliable source any native name for Mount Everest, but as far as my enquiries go—enquiries made during a number of ..."

5. A Sketch of the Geography and Geology of the Himalaya Mountains and Tibet by Sidney Gerald Burrard, Henry Hubert Hayden (1908)
"Mount Everest. The elevation of Mount Everest was first observed in 1849, ... There is but little probability now of a higher peak than Mount Everest being ..."

6. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1898)
"D.: IMS As so little is yet known respecting Mount Everest, owing to it inaccessible position far within the jealously guarded territory of Nepal and Tibet, ..."

7. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1857)
"... Himalaya, and Mount Everest. By Lieutenant-Colonel AS WAUGH, Surveyor-General of India, dated Delira, March 1st, 1856; and B. By BH HODGSON, Esq., ..."

8. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1858)
"That gentleman has therefore demonstrated, at least, that Mount Everest and ... Now the straight line passing through Mount Everest and XVIII. and extended ..."

9. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1891)
"I for one should be glad to learn from a reliable source any native name for Mount Everest, but as far as my enquiries go—enquiries made during a number of ..."

10. A Sketch of the Geography and Geology of the Himalaya Mountains and Tibet by Sidney Gerald Burrard, Henry Hubert Hayden (1908)
"Mount Everest. The elevation of Mount Everest was first observed in 1849, ... There is but little probability now of a higher peak than Mount Everest being ..."

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