Definition of Sir edmund hillary
1. Noun. New Zealand mountaineer who in 1953 first attained the summit of Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (born in 1919).
Generic synonyms: Mountain Climber, Mountaineer
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sir Edmund Hillary
Literary usage of Sir edmund hillary
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"McGeorge Bundy, 1951 we aimed to be absolutely ready from May 15 onwards —Sir John Hunt & sir edmund hillary, Geographical Jour., December 1953 The ..."
2. Capital (1888)
"Air- India's activities in 1977 included sponsoring the "Ocean to the Sky" jet boat expedition led by sir edmund hillary, publicising the tourist ..."
3. America on the Ice: Antarctic Policy Issues by Frank G. Klotz (1998)
"In January 1958, Admiral George Dufek and sir edmund hillary made the first solid-ground landing in Antarctic history on a strip of beach prepared by Navy ..."
4. Britain TM: Renewing Our Identity by Mark Leonard (1997)
"... world's greatest explorers, such as Sir Walter Raleigh, Captain Cook, Scott of the Antarctic, Dr Livingstone, sir edmund hillary and Ranulph Fiennes. ..."
5. Planet Geographyby Stephen Codrington by Stephen Codrington (2005)
"... and each expedition leaves an additional 400 to 500 kilograms of waste. the mountain gods. sir edmund hillary, who with the Nepalese ..."