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St. Elias, Mount

noun
1.
a mountain on the boundary between Alaska and Canada, a peak of the St. Elias Mountains. 18,008 feet (5490 meters).
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  • This mountain was the volcano st. elias, which is about 18,000 feet high.

  • All the saints approved the proposal of st. elias, and acted as he had said.

    Serbian Folk-lore Anonymous
  • Beata Maria relates to st. elias her recent arrival from, 195.

  • They effected a landing on an island, which they named st. elias, in honor of the day upon which it was discovered.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • A short distance from the shore Steller discovered here a splendid volcano, which was named st. elias.

  • Still better known is the case of st. elias, who has acquired many of the attributes of the sun-god, Helios.

    St. Nicholas George H. McKnight
  • He told Russell that he would never reach the summit of st. elias, that it was inaccessible.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir
  • In the st. elias region the mountains have been produced by upheaval, and are not volcanic in their origin.

    North America Israel C. Russell
  • The great peak, which they named st. elias, hung above a snowy row of lesser ridges in a dome of alabaster.

    Vikings of the Pacific

    Agnes C. Laut
  • Perhaps they saw those palisades of ice, that stretch like a rampart northward along the main shore west of st. elias.

    Vikings of the Pacific

    Agnes C. Laut

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