[ sal-kuh n-tahy; Spanish sahl-kahn-tahy ]
/ ˌsæl kənˈtaɪ; Spanish ˌsɑl kɑnˈtaɪ /


a mountain in the Andes in S central Peru: highest peak in the Cordillera Vilcabamba. 20,574 feet (6271 meters). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for salcantay

  • From the distant peaks of Salcantay and its neighbors well-fed streams descend to fill the irrigation channels.