Mount Everest


  1. something regarded as the most difficult or challenging of its kind:

    the Mount Everest of international sailing.

Mount Everest

  1. Mountain on the border of Tibet and Nepal in the central Himalayas .

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At over 29,000 feet, it is the highest peak in the world.
It was first scaled in 1953 by Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay of Nepal .
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Example Sentences

There’s no place in our solar system that offers an environment even as clement as the Antarctic or the top of Mount Everest.

Perhaps the highlight of his year was when mountain climber Sir Edmund Hillary — who along with Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest — visited the base for two days, said Grisham.

She has since visited more than 60 countries and climbed the highest peaks on every continent, including Mount Everest, and wrote a book about it.

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Bits and pieces of plastic are turning up all over, including in the snow on Mount Everest.

At nearly seven miles below sea level, the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean is the deepest point on Earth, a far greater depth than Mount Everest is tall.

It reached the lowest point of the Mariana Trench in 2009, which is thousands of meters lower than Mount Everest is tall.

The airplane flew at an altitude higher than that of Mount Everest—about 38,000 feet compared to Everest at 29,000 feet.

Changing the system that creates these dynamics is a much bigger issue than the climbing business of Mount Everest.

Graduating from college was like getting to base camp in the Mount Everest–like climb in life.

Prince Harry will feature in a new documentary about the team of wounded war heroes who attempted to climb Mount Everest.

Hence we see that Mount Everest being 29,002 feet high must be more than five miles high.

If weather conditions were favourable, they might, we thought, see how high they could get on Mount Everest itself.

These were the Alpine climbers and their coolies returning after their strenuous efforts on Mount Everest.

On the opposite side Mount Everest stood out with every detail showing clearly in the autumn sunshine.

And beyond all investigation of the approaches we should have to scrutinise Mount Everest itself.





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