Ben Nevis

[ ben nee-vis, nev-is ]
/ bɛn ˈni vɪs, ˈnɛv ɪs /

noun

a mountain in NW Scotland, in the Grampians: highest peak in Great Britain. 4406 feet (1345 meters).

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Definition for ben nevis (2 of 2)

Nevis
[ nee-vis, nev-is ]
/ ˈni vɪs, ˈnɛv ɪs /

noun

one of the Leeward Islands, in the E West Indies: part of St. Kitts-Nevis; formerly a British colony. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).Compare St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.
Ben. Ben Nevis.
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British Dictionary definitions for ben nevis (1 of 2)

Nevis

noun

(ˈniːvɪs, ˈnɛvɪs) an island in the Caribbean, part of St Kitts-Nevis; the volcanic cone of Nevis Peak, which rises to 1002 m (3287 ft), lies in the centre of the island. Capital: Charlestown. Pop: 11 181 (2001. Area: 129 sq km (50 sq miles)
(ˈnɛvɪs) See Ben Nevis

British Dictionary definitions for ben nevis (2 of 2)

Ben Nevis
/ (bɛn ˈnɛvɪs) /

noun

a mountain in W Scotland, in the Grampian mountains: highest peak in Great Britain. Height: 1344 m (4408 ft)
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