Everest



[ev-er-ist, ev-rist] /ˈɛv ər ɪst, ˈɛv rɪst/

noun
1.
Mount, a mountain in S Asia, on the boundary between Nepal and Tibet, in the Himalayas: the highest mountain in the world. 29,028 feet (8848 meters).
2.
high point; summit:
The book is an Everest in the field of historical scholarship.
3.
a male given name.
/ˈɛvərɪst/
noun
1.
Mount Everest, a mountain in S Asia on the border between Nepal and Tibet, in the Himalayas: the highest mountain in the world; first climbed by members of a British-led expedition (1953). Height: established as 8848 m (29 028 ft) for many years, but the latest of a series of more recent reassessments (in 1999), not currently accepted by all authorities or by either of the controlling governments, puts it at 8850 m (29 035 ft) Nepalese name Sagarmatha Chinese names Qomolangma, Chomolungma
2.
any high point of ambition or achievement
n.

mountain between Nepal and Tibet, named 1865 for Sir George Everest (1790-1866), surveyor-general of India. The Tibetan name is Chomolangma “mother goddess of the world.”

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