Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Elbrus: Mont Blanc


 (ĕl-bro͞os′), Mount
A peak, 5,643 m (18,513 ft) high, in the Caucasus Mountains of southwest Russia near the border of Georgia. It is the highest elevation in Europe.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Placename) a mountain in SW Russia, on the border with Georgia, in the Caucasus Mountains, with two extinct volcanic peaks: the highest mountain in Europe. Height: 5642 m (18 510 ft)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014



a mountain in the S Russian Federation in Europe, in the Caucasus: highest peak in Europe, 18,465 ft. (5628 m).
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Besides Mt Mont Blanc, Nabi has scaled Mt Denali in North America, Mt Kosciuszko in Australia, Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa, Mt Aconcagua in Argentina and Mt Elbrus in Russia.
Summary: Khalifa Al Mazroui will climb Mount Elbrus in Russia as part of 'Hope Mountain'initiative
Khalifa Al Mazroui has partnered with the UAE's Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP) organisation and will climb the 5,642-metre Elbrus mountain to support the cause.
Earlier this month, Naik flagged off an expedition team of mountaineers to Mount Elbrus in Russia.
I realised that I have spent days in the mountains getting ready for something bigger, it's time for Elbrus I thought to myself.
They include the nuclear-powered submarine Smolensk, the Marshal Ustinov missile cruiser, the rescue tugs SB-406 and Nikolai Chiker, and the Elbrus multipurpose logistics vessel.
Connor concurred with that view after returning from an altitude training camp at Kislovodsk, which is in the shadow of Europe's highest mountain Mount Elbrus.
Well-known Cypriot pianist Tatiana Stupak is hoping to join a seven-person team leaving Cyprus on July 19 to scale Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus
Everest in Asia, Aconcagua in South America, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Denali in North America, Elbrus in Europe and either Kosciusko or the Carstensz Pyramid for the Australian continent.
Among the peaks that Dayondon conquered were Mount Denali in North America (2006), Mount Everest in Asia (2007), Mount Elbrus in Europe (2013), Mount Kosciuszko in the Australian continent (2014), Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa (2015), Mount Vinson Massif in Antarctica (2018), and Mount Aconcagua in South America (2019).
Shelleh previously summited Mount Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world, as well as Europe's highest peak, Mount Elbrus, and Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro.