Definition of 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).
Group relationships: Kingdom Of Nepal, Nepal, Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang, Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas
Generic synonyms: Mountain Peak
Definition of Everest
1. Proper noun. Mount Everest ¹
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Literary usage of Everest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1886)
"I propose to show how the peak acquired the name of everest in the first ... to name it •' Mont everest" after his late respected chief and predecessor. ..."
2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1898)
"THE ENVIRONS AND NATIVE NAMES OF MOUNT everest. By Major LA WADDELL, LL.D.: IMS As so little is yet known respecting Mount everest, owing to it inaccessible ..."
3. A Memoir on the Indian Surveys by Clements Robert Markham (1878)
"Colonel everest.—(London, 1847. 4to.) 3. Account of the Compensation Bars, ... The obituary notice of Sir George everest, by Sir Roderick Murchison, ..."
4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1862)
"Letter to the Council from Sir George everest, CB, On the Expediency of re-examining the Southern Portion of the Great Indian Arc of the Meridian; ..."
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. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1891)
"XX., 23447 feet, more than a mile lower than everest, and in point of distance very far short of it. Thus it is certain that the ..."