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Salcantay

[ sal-kuhn-tahy; Spanish sahl-kahn-tahy ]
/ ˌsæl kənˈtaɪ; Spanish ˌsɑl kɑnˈtaɪ /
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noun

a mountain in the Andes in S central Peru: highest peak in the Cordillera Vilcabamba. 20,574 feet (6,271 meters).

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How to use Salcantay in a sentence

  • Not far away is another magnificent snow-capped peak, Mt. Salcantay, 20,565 feet above the sea.

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

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