Mauna Kea

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Mau·na Ke·a

(mô′nə kā′ə, kē′ə)
An active volcano, about 4,205 m (13,796 ft) high, on the island of Hawaii north of Mauna Loa. It is the highest peak in the state.
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Mauna Kea

(ˈmaʊnɑː ˈkeɪɑː)
(Placename) an extinct volcano in Hawaii, on N central Hawaii island: the highest island mountain in the world. Height: 4206 m (13 799 ft)
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Mau•na Ke•a

(ˈmaʊ nə ˈkeɪ ə, ˈmɔ nə ˈki ə)
a dormant volcano on the island of Hawaii. 13,784 ft. (4201 m).
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Noun1.Mauna Kea - an active volcano on north central Hawaii IslandMauna Kea - an active volcano on north central Hawaii Island; highest peak in the Hawaiian Islands
Hawaii Island, Hawaii - the largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands; has several volcanic peaks
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