Ev·er·est(ĕv′ər-ĭst, ĕv′rĭst), Mount
A mountain, 8,848 m (29,029 ft) high, of the central Himalaya Mountains on the Tibet-Nepal border. The highest elevation in the world, it was first scaled in 1953 by members of an expedition including Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
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