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A mountain, 1,745 m (5,725 ft) high, in the Black Hills of western South Dakota. Its monument with massive carved likenesses of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt was carved under the direction of Gutzon Borglum.
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(Placename) Mount Rushmore a mountain in W South Dakota, in the Black Hills: a national memorial, with the faces of Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, and Roosevelt carved into its side by Gutzon Borglum between 1927 and 1941. Height: 1841 m (6040 ft)
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Rush•more(ˈrʌʃ mɔr, -moʊr)
Mount, a peak in the Black Hills of South Dakota that is a memorial (Mount Rushmore National Memorial) having busts of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt carved into its face. 5600 ft. (1707 m).
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|Noun||1.||Rushmore - a mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota; the likenesses of Washington and Jefferson and Lincoln and Roosevelt are carved on it|
Black Hills - mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming; sacred to the Sioux (whites settling in the Black Hills led to the Battle of Little Bighorn); site of Mount Rushmore
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