Rushmore

[ruhsh-mawr, -mohr]
noun
  1. 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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Contemporary Examples of rushmore

  • He paraglided, scuba dived, and even tried to rappel down Mt. Rushmore before he was rebuffed by park officials.

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Historical Examples of rushmore

  • Mrs. Rushmore knew no more about Lushington's family than Margaret.

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • When they were in sight of Mrs. Rushmore's gate Margaret broke the silence at last.

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • Mrs. Rushmore had not been at all surprised at Lushington's sudden departure.

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • It will give me the greatest pleasure if you and Mrs. Rushmore will come with us.'

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • Margaret was alone with Mrs. Rushmore for a few minutes before dinner.

    Fair Margaret

    Francis Marion Crawford


British Dictionary definitions for rushmore

Rushmore

noun
  1. 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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