[ ruhsh-mawr, -mohr ]
/ ˈrʌʃ mɔr, -moʊr /
Mount, a peak in the Black Hills of South Dakota that is a memorial (Mount Rushmore National Memorial) having 60-foot (18-meter) busts of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt, carved into its face between 1927 and 1941, from a design by and under the direction of Gutzon Borglum. 5600 feet (1707 meters).
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British Dictionary definitions for mount rushmore
/ (ˈrʌʃmɔː) /
Mount Rushmore a mountain in W South Dakota, in the Black Hills: a national memorial, with the faces of Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, and Roosevelt carved into its side by Gutzon Borglum between 1927 and 1941. Height: 1841 m (6040 ft)
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Cultural definitions for mount rushmore
A mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota noted for the huge portraits of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt carved on it. Officially called Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
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