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[kin-chin-joo ng-guh] /ˌkɪn tʃɪnˈdʒʊŋ gə/
noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • K2 is not so massive a mountain as Kinchinjunga and Nanga Parbat.


    Sir Francis Edward Younghusband
  • This climb had told on him more than anything he had experienced on the cruel slopes of Kinchinjunga.

  • There is no certainty that as he tops the ridge or turns the corner he will see Kinchinjunga in the full blaze of its glory.

    The Heart of Nature Francis Younghusband
  • There is about Kinchinjunga the calm and repose of stupendous upward effort successfully achieved.

    The Heart of Nature Francis Younghusband
  • And along this central line itself all the lesser heights we see converging on the supreme peak of Kinchinjunga.

    The Heart of Nature Francis Younghusband
  • And always our eyes insensibly revert to the culminating-pointthe summit of Kinchinjunga itself.

    The Heart of Nature Francis Younghusband
  • Kinchinjunga is grand and massive and of ample gesture, broad and stable and yet also culminating in a clear and definite point.

    The Heart of Nature Francis Younghusband
  • Clear against the blue sky the shining, ice-clad peaks of Kinchinjunga, a hundred miles away, towered high in air.

    The Elephant God Gordon Casserly
  • These determinations have the effect of placing Kinchinjunga second and K2 third on the list.

British Dictionary definitions for Kinchinjunga


a variant of Kangchenjunga
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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