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  1. a mountain in W Argentina, in the Andes: the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere. 22,834 feet (6960 meters).
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Examples from the Web for aconcagua

Historical Examples

  • Aconcagua is one of the sharpest climatological limits in the world.

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    Pierre Denis

  • Even Aconcagua, greatest of all volcanoes, is as rotten as the rest.

    The Alps

    Martin Conway

  • The old moraines of Aconcagua ultimately turn into sand dunes.

    The Alps

    Martin Conway

  • The first battle was fought on the Aconcagua at Concon on the 21st.

  • Zurbriggen has recently got to the top of Aconcagua, a height of 24,000 feet.

British Dictionary definitions for aconcagua


  1. a mountain in W Argentina: the highest peak in the Andes and in the W Hemisphere. Height: 6960 m (22 835 ft)
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