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Mauna Kea

[ mou-nuh -key-uh, maw-nuh -kee-uh ]
/ ˈmaʊ nə ˈkeɪ ə, ˈmɔ nə ˈki ə /
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noun
a dormant volcano on the Island of Hawaii: one of the five shield volcanoes that form the island, and the highest point in the state of Hawaii. 13,803 feet (4,207 meters).
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Origin of Mauna Kea

First recorded in 1880–85; from Hawaiian, literally “White Mountain”
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British Dictionary definitions for Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea
/ (ˈmaʊnɑː ˈkeɪɑː) /

noun
an extinct volcano in Hawaii, on N central Hawaii island: the highest island mountain in the world. Height: 4206 m (13 799 ft)
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