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 (hĭl′ə-rē), Sir Edmund Percival 1919-2008.
New Zealand mountaineer and explorer who in 1953 with Tenzing Norgay first attained the summit of Mount Everest.


(Biography) Sir Edmund. 1919–2008, New Zealand explorer and mountaineer. He and his Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay, were the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest (1953); New Zealand ambassador to India (1984–89)


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Sir Edmund P., born 1919, New Zealand mountain climber who scaled Mount Everest 1953.
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Noun1.Hillary - New Zealand mountaineer who in 1953 first attained the summit of Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (born in 1919)Hillary - New Zealand mountaineer who in 1953 first attained the summit of Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (born in 1919)
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