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Sorata

[saw-rah-tuh]
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noun
  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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  • Sorata, a volcanic peak in the Bolivian Andes, 21,470 ft. in height.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • 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.

    Thrice Armed

    Harold Bindloss


British Dictionary definitions for sorata

Sorata

noun
  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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