Mount Everest

1. Everest (def. 1).
2. something regarded as the most difficult or challenging of its kind: the Mount Everest of international sailing.

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  • Mount Everest — (izg. mȁunt èverest) m DEFINICIJA geogr. najviši vrh na Zemlji, I Himalaji, 8848 m, osvojen 1953 …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Mount Everest — (spr. maunt éwwerest), s. Gaurisankar …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mount Everest — (spr. maunt éww ), der höchste bekannte Berg der Erde, in der südl. Hauptkette des Himalaja [Karte: Asien I, 3], an der Nordgrenze von Nepal 8840 m Hoch; früher fälschlich dem Gaurisankar gleichgesetzt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mount Everest — 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) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Everest, ↑Mt. Everest • Instance Hypernyms: ↑mountain peak • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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