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Mount Rainier

[rey-neer, ruh-, rey-neer] /reɪˈnɪər, rə-, ˈreɪ nɪər/
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Rainier

[ruh-neer, rey-, rey-neer] /rəˈnɪər, reɪ-, ˈreɪ nɪər/
noun
1.
Mount, a volcanic peak in W Washington, in the Cascade Range. 14,408 feet (4392 meters).
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  • Mount Rainier is one of the noblest and most imposing mountains in the world.

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  • Mount Rainier lies about sixty miles eastward from Seattle and Tacoma.

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  • George Vancouver, the explorer, discovered Mount Rainier in 1792.

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  • Mount Rainier has the largest and the longest glacier in the United States.

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  • In many respects Mount Rainier is the noblest mountain in the world.

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  • We are not likely to have any competitors in this attempt to explore the summit of Mount Rainier.

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  • The height of Mount Rainier, as estimated by triangulation, is 14,444 feet.

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  • The volcanic condition of Mount Rainier is everywhere apparent.

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  • There yet remains much to be done in the study of the Mount Rainier flora.

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  • It is altogether probable that he got them on Mount Rainier, where the plant is so abundant.

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British Dictionary definitions for Mount Rainier

Rainier

/ˈreɪnɪə; reɪˈnɪə; rə-/
noun
1.
Mount Rainier, a mountain in W Washington State: the highest mountain in the state and in the Cascade Range. Height: 4392 m (14 410 ft)
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Mount Rainier in Culture
Mount Rainier [(ray-neer, ruh-neer)]

Volcanic peak (see volcano) in southwestern Washington.

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