[ el kap-i-tan ]
/ ɛl ˌkæp ɪˈtæn /
a mountain in E California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: precipice that rises over 3,300 feet (1,000 meters) above Yosemite Valley.
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How to use El Capitan in a sentence
Felipe had leaped out of the carriage, and after a few words with the old Capitan, had hurried with him into his house.
“That is true, Capitan,” spoke Doña Jocasta, who drooped in the saddle like a wilted flower.
With the arrest of Basilio and the search made later among his books and papers, Capitan Tiago had become much worse.
Many shrugged their shoulders, while Capitan Toringoy merely looked askance at Isagani.
British Dictionary definitions for El Capitan
a mountain in E central California, in the Sierra Nevada: a monolith with a precipice rising over 1100 m (3600 ft) above the floor of the Yosemite Valley. Height: 2306 m (7564 ft)
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