At peak season, the town reaches its 20,000-person capacity.
The resulting image is one of the most celebrated pictures of the glamorous and vivacious Diana at the peak of her fame.
The practice reached its peak in the Victorian Era, when naturalism became all the rage for museums and even household decoration.
China today boasts a greater share of world GDP than the Soviets ever did at their 1950s peak.
It resembles childbirth, except that when you have a baby you climb, toward a peak obscured by clouds.
A peak close to the summit of this mountain bears the name of Spidean Moirich, or "Martha's peak."
It is to gain the peak the climber strives, not to possess it.
It appears not to have been called Pike's peak until about twenty-five years after Pike first saw it.
And he pointed to the peak with the most devout air of conviction.
One boy, in an overcoat and cap without a peak, overhearing her words, stopped.
"pointed top," 1520s, variant of pike (n.4) "sharp point." Meaning "top of a mountain" first recorded 1630s, though pike was used in this sense c.1400. Figurative sense is 1784. Meaning "point formed by hair on the forehead" is from 1833. According to OED, The Peak in Derbyshire is older than the word for "mountaintop;" e.g. Old English Peaclond, for the district, Pecsaetan, for the people who settled there, Peaces ærs for Peak Cavern; sometimes said to be a reference to an elf-denizen Peac "Puck."
1570s, "to rise in a peak," from peak (n.). Figurative meaning "reach highest point" first recorded 1958. Related: peaked; peaking.