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  1. Mount, a mountain in W Bolivia, in the Andes, near Lake Titicaca: two peaks, Ancohuma, 21,490 feet (6550 meters), and Illampu, 21,276 feet (6485 meters).
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Historical Examples

  • Sorata, a volcanic peak in the Bolivian Andes, 21,470 ft. in height.

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  • After refreshing ourselves with a cup of tea we set out for Sorata, distant about six leagues.

  • Then I was only accompanied by two Indians—no white people—and was travelling towards Sorata.

  • In 1781 Sorata was destroyed and the gold country virtually abandoned.

  • The man who left it on board the Sorata privately discharged himself from one of the Pacific squadron.

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    Harold Bindloss

British Dictionary definitions for sorata


  1. Mount Sorata a mountain in W Bolivia, in the Andes: the highest mountain in the Cordillera Real, with two peaks, Ancohuma, 6550 m (21 490 ft), and Illampu, 6485 m (21 276 ft)
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