fourteener

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fourteener

(ˌfɔːˈtiːnə)
n
1. (Poetry) poetry a line of poetry with fourteen syllables
2. (Poetry) poetry a poem with fourteen lines
3. (Mountaineering) dialect US a mountain that is higher than 14,000 feet
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On a more personal level, Chuck was an avid hiker and mountain climber, climbing most of the fourteeners in Colorado and hiking the trails in the Sierra Nevada.
The almost unprecedented preponderance of prose, rather than the then, seemingly traditional, reliance on rhymed fourteeners favored by the Queen's Men, also reflects a new book-like aesthetic.
The catalog includes marquee fourteeners like Longs Peak and Mt.
Just as with the many Renaissance Englished Aeneids that tried out fourteeners, hexameter couplets, or blank verse (among other choices), the many translations of this lyric showcased various translation solutions.
Harrington, a homegrown Coloradan, and Parent, a native of the Southwest, provide a combined 106 color photographs that highlight soaring Fourteeners, centuries-old cliff dwellings, world-class ski runs, deep canyons, high plains, and so much more.
Decades before it legalized marijuana, Colorado fostered a cult of getting high by luring travelers to scale its 53 fourteeners (peaks exceeding 14,000 feet in elevation).
The CSNA Fourteeners is a new sponsorship program to help support the numerous activities of the Colorado Student Nurses Association (CSNA).
We found it heartening that the discussion afterwards included quite a few individuals in the audience speaking about their ongoing and upcoming research projects--as well as a debate about the aesthetic merits of fourteeners.
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (Golden, CO), which includes The Sustainable Trails program.
The ponderous fourteeners lurch and thud along; the padding and the telescoping subordinate clauses blunt the horror and pathos of the scene.
The majority of the USDA Forest Service Fourteener visitor use data has been collected by the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (CFI), a nonprofit group that receives project direction and grants from the USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region.
Gilbert includes poems about her grandchildren ("Flocks" and "Fourteen Fourteeners for Sophia at 14 Months"), which leaven the last section of her book, as do her poems about an ecstatic parasailor and a gritty survivor, the late poet Ruth Stone, written on the occasion of Stone's ninetieth birthday--but Gilbert's predominant tone remains sardonic.