[ kin-uh-buh-loo ]
/ ˌkɪn ə bəˈlu /
a mountain in N Sabah, in Malaysia: highest peak on the island of Borneo. 13,455 feet (4,101 meters).
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Example sentences from the Web for Kinabalu
The loftiest mountain in the archipelago would appear to be Kinabalu in Borneo (13,698 ft.).
British Dictionary definitions for Kinabalu
/ (ˌkɪnəbəˈluː) /
a mountain in Malaysia, on N Borneo in central Sabah: the highest peak in Borneo. Height: 4125 m (13 533 ft)
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