[ el-broos ]
/ ɛlˈbrus /
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a mountain in the S Russian Federation, in the Caucasus range: the highest peak in Europe, 18,465 feet (5,628 meters).
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How to use Elbrus in a sentence
Monarch of those lofty hills towers the tall peak of Elbrus, called by the natives "the great spirit of the mountains."Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)|Charles Morris
One large mountain, Elbrus, is like a white loaf of sugar; it can be seen from everywhere when the weather is clear.
British Dictionary definitions for Elbrus
/ (ɪlˈbruːs) /
a mountain in SW Russia, on the border with Georgia, in the Caucasus Mountains, with two extinct volcanic peaks: the highest mountain in Europe. Height: 5642 m (18 510 ft)
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