- a mountain in E California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: precipice that rises over 3300 feet (1000 meters) above Yosemite Valley.
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The new American capitan said he was a man of value, and the lad was right.
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He called you capitan and said the Deliverer had made you an officer; how about it?
On the 25th the Capitan Pasha, with 6000 men, arrived in the bay, and landed and encamped.At Aboukir and Acre
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Would the Capitan take charge of these things and deliver them?Bamboo Tales
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- a mountain in E central California, in the Sierra Nevada: a monolith with a precipice rising over 1100 m (3600 ft) above the floor of the Yosemite Valley. Height: 2306 m (7564 ft)
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