Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Rushmore

[ruhsh-mawr, -mohr]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. Mount, a peak in the Black Hills of South Dakota that is a memorial (Mount Rushmore National Memorial) having 60-foot (18-meter) busts of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt, carved into its face between 1927 and 1941, from a design by and under the direction of Gutzon Borglum. 5600 feet (1707 meters).
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for rushmore

Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

  • Mrs. Rushmore knew no more about Lushington's family than Margaret.

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • When they were in sight of Mrs. Rushmore's gate Margaret broke the silence at last.

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • Mrs. Rushmore had not been at all surprised at Lushington's sudden departure.

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • It will give me the greatest pleasure if you and Mrs. Rushmore will come with us.'

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • Margaret was alone with Mrs. Rushmore for a few minutes before dinner.

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford


British Dictionary definitions for rushmore

Rushmore

noun
  1. Mount Rushmore a mountain in W South Dakota, in the Black Hills: a national memorial, with the faces of Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, and Roosevelt carved into its side by Gutzon Borglum between 1927 and 1941. Height: 1841 m (6040 ft)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012