everest everest  /ˈɛ və rəst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high)

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News

  1. Amarilloans escape Everest voyage intact, but barely

    In their dreams, through years of planning, preparing and plotting, it wasn't supposed to end this way.PHOTOS: The Harneys vs. The MountainsExerpts from Angela Harney's Everest journal
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Amarillo Globe-News

  2. Experience Everest With This Ethereal Time Lapse

    Mount Everest is one of the world's most legendary locations, yet so few get to experience its majesty in person. Thanks to one climber and videographer, however, the rest of us can get a pretty incredible look at the ethereal beauty of one of the world's tallest mountains SEE ALSO: The 10 Most Viral YouTube Videos of 2012 Elia Saikaly shot the time lapse video you see below from Everest's base ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Mashable

  3. Everest Re Group Ltd. Publishes 2012 Global Loss Triangles

    Everest Re Group, Ltd. announced today that it has published its Global Loss Triangles for the year ended December 31, 2012.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Helen Clark, the New Zealand prime minister, said: "Sir Ed described himself as an average New Zealander with modest abilities. In reality, he was a colossus. He was a heroic figure who not only 'knocked off' Everest but lived a life of...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Helen Clark Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "It can turn into an Everest when you get those high winds and snow," said Whittaker, speaking from his home in Port Townsend, Wash. "You get knocked over by the wind. Your goggles fog up. You can't even travel."
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Jim Whitaker Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "I was at the bottom of the mountain, the bottom of Mount Everest, and I climbed my way up, one day at a time, knowing that I had to work," Young said in the visitors' clubhouse before Washington's 6-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday....
    on Mar 25, 2007 By: Dmitri Young Source: SI.com

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