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 (mo͞o′lä-sān′, -thĕn′)
A mountain, 3,479 m (11,414 ft) high, of southern Spain in the Sierra Nevada east of Granada. It is the highest point in the country.


(Spanish mulaˈθen)
(Placename) a mountain in S Spain, in the Sierra Nevada: the highest peak in Spain. Height: 3478 m (11 410 ft)


(ˌmu lɑˈθɛn)

a mountain in S Spain: the highest peak in Spain. 11,411 ft. (3478 m).
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Sous d'autres cieux, autrefois Mulhacen etait le nom d'un prince de Grenade en Andalousie.
The 44-yearold suffered a broken leg but managed to make his way down from the 11,423 feet Mulhacen, in the Sierra Navada, near Granada, despite temperatures plummeting to -6C on both nights.
Despite his broken leg, Sean struggled down the 11,423ft Mulhacen peak in the Sierra Nevada and stumbled into a bar for help yesterday.
Mulhacen, the highest mountain, is 28 miles from the sea so you can ski and swim in one day.
Most of the walks are easy, but if you're really fit you might want to take the 4WD trip up to Mulhacen to hike up the highest peak in mainland Spain at 3,482m.
Hot on the tracks of the new Terra 125cc learner adventure bike comes a naked called the Mulhacen.
And like the Terra, the Mulhacen looks bigger than its 125ccs.
The young man was soon on his way again, this time approaching the top of Spain's tallest mountain, snow-dusted 11,400-foot Mulhacen mountain, when a forest ranger came upon him and took him to a nearby town where police were notified.
Rescuers equipped with a helicopter launched a search and yesterday morning discovered the bodies of the three men in a hole in the snow on the south side of the Mulhacen, the highest peak in the Iberian peninsula.
He then joined mountain rescue teams who spent 22 hours searching the 11,424ft Mulhacen peak before finding three frozen bodies at 2.
Stephen Riddiough walked to a nearby village to get help but rescuers returned to find the bodies in a hole in the snow on the south side of the Mulhacen, the highest peak in the Iberian peninsula.
At 11,414ft, the Mulhacen ( where the bodies were found ( is more than two-and-a-half times higher than Britain's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis.