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[kil-uh-muh n-jahr-oh] /ˌkɪl ə mənˈdʒɑr oʊ/
a volcanic mountain in N Tanzania: highest peak in Africa. 19,321 feet (5889 meters). Unabridged
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a volcanic massif in N Tanzania: the highest peak in Africa; extends from east to west for 80 km (50 miles). Height: 5895 m (19 340 ft)
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Word Origin and History for Kilimanjaro

mountain in Africa, from Swahili, literally "mountain of the god of cold," from kilima "mountain" + njaro "god of cold."

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Kilimanjaro [(kil-uh-muhn-jahr-oh)]

The highest mountain in Africa, located in northeastern Tanzania.

Note: “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” is a short story by Ernest Hemingway.
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