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a mountain in NW Scotland, in the Grampians: highest peak in Great Britain. 4406 feet (1345 meters).
one of the Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies: part of St. Kitts-Nevis; formerly a British colony. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
Compare St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.
Ben. Ben Nevis.
Historical Examples

Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 383, September 1847 Various
Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2) John Wilson

(ˈniːvɪs; ˈnɛvɪs). an island in the Caribbean, part of St Kitts-Nevis; the volcanic cone of Nevis Peak, which rises to 1002 m (3287 ft), lies in the centre of the island. Capital: Charlestown. Pop: 11 181 (2001. Area: 129 sq km (50 sq miles)
(ˈnɛvɪs) See Ben Nevis
a mountain in W Scotland, in the Grampian mountains: highest peak in Great Britain. Height: 1344 m (4408 ft)


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