[ ee-yee-mah-nee ]
/ ˌi yiˈmɑ ni /
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a mountain in W Bolivia, in the Andes, near La Paz. 21,188 feet (6,458 meters).
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How to use Illimani in a sentence

  • Back of the city is the giant peak of Mount Illimani which pierces the sky at the height of twenty-one thousand feet.

  • Thence the chain trends southward, ending one hundred miles away in the gigantic Illimani, which looks down upon La Paz.

  • So far as I know, no other summit of the range, unless Illimani is to be accounted a part of it, has ever been ascended.

  • When climbing Illimani, the great Bolivian mountain, the human interest accompanied us up the lower slopes.

    The Alps|Martin Conway

British Dictionary definitions for Illimani

/ (Spanish iʎiˈmani) /

a mountain in W Bolivia, in the Andes near La Paz. Height: 6882 m (22 580 ft)
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