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Hillary

[ hil-uh-ree ]
/ ˈhɪl ə ri /
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noun

Sir Edmund P.,1919–2008, New Zealand mountain climber who scaled Mt. Everest 1953.
a male or female given name.

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Hillary

/ (ˈhɪlərɪ) /

noun

Sir Edmund. 1919–2008, New Zealand explorer and mountaineer. He and his Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay, were the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest (1953); New Zealand ambassador to India (1984–89)
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