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A·con·ca·gua

 (ăk′ən-kä′gwə, ä′kən-)
A mountain, 6,962 m (22,841 ft) high, in the Andes of western Argentina near the Chilean border. The highest peak of the Western Hemisphere, it was first scaled in 1897.
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Aconcagua

(Spanish akonˈkaɣwa)
n
(Placename) a mountain in W Argentina: the highest peak in the Andes and in the W Hemisphere. Height: 6960 m (22 835 ft)
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A•con•ca•gua

(ˌɑ kɔŋˈkɑ gwɑ)

n.
a mountain in W Argentina, in the Andes: highest peak in the Western Hemisphere. 22,834 ft. (6960 m).
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Noun1.Aconcagua - the highest mountain in the western hemisphereAconcagua - the highest mountain in the western hemisphere; located in the Andes in western Argentina (22,834 feet high)
Argentina, Argentine Republic - a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America
Andes - a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
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He is thinking of climbing Acancagua in the Andes, the highest mountain in South America.