Mount Whitney

noun
the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high)
Syn: ↑Whitney
Instance Hypernyms: ↑mountain peak
Part Holonyms: ↑Sierra Nevada, ↑Sierra Nevada Mountains, ↑High Sierra

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Mount Whitney [Mount Whitney]
a mountain in the ↑Sierra Nevada range in central ↑California. It is 14 494 feet/4 421 metres high and was named after Josiah Whitney (1819–96), the first head of the California State Geological Service, who measured it in 1864.

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