Mount Everest

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Noun1.Mount Everest - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and NepalMount Everest - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high)
Kingdom of Nepal, Nepal - a small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang - an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas - a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
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Mount Everest

[ˌmaʊntˈɛvərɪst] nle mont Everest
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It was there that Radhanath Sikdar, a young Indian mathematician, and a group of so-called human computers, used triangulation to collect data on the mountain, known then as Peak XV.
His successor Andrew Scott Waugh renamed the world's highest mountain, previously known simply as Peak XV, after his forerunner.
Previously it had been referred to as Peak XV, although for centuries the locals had called it Chomolungma.
Peak XV had been officially named for Sir George Everest, Surveyor-General of India 1830-43, by his successor.
British military engineer, after whom the Himalayan mountain Peak XV was renamed Mount Everest.
1866: British military engineer Sir George Everest, after whom the Himalayan mountain Peak XV was renamed Mount Everest, died on this day
British surveyors identify Peak XV as Earth's tallest mountain.
The triangulations are processed and Peak XV is identified as the world's highest mountain.