kilimanjaro kilimanjaro  /kɪ ˌli mən ˈdʒɑ roʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the highest peak in Africa; located in northeastern Tanzania; 19,340 feet high

News

  1. Record on the Road: Mount Kilimanjaro

    Here we are at the summit of Kilimanjaro at 19,341 feet. We spent eight days on the Lemosho Route. All seven in our group reached the summit at dawn after six hours of hiking in the dark. Even in mid-August, it's zero degrees and very windy at the summit. The porters and guides were great.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Record

  2. Blinded suburban veteran pedals into new challenge

    Despite being blinded by roadside bomb in Iraq, U.S. Army veteran Steve Baskis has gone on to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, ski in Yellowstone and compete in Ironman triathlons. On Saturday, Baskis was ready to take on a new challenge, with the help of a new tandem bicycle.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  3. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

    Cancer survivor Sean Swarner tells us about The CancerClimber Association‘s climb to Kilimanjaro.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 31 Denver

Quotes

  1. "Africa presents huge opportunities and we see this region as a growth area for Qatar Airways. Dar es Salaam is one of the premier business destinations in Africa and the gateway to fantastic holiday retreats such as Mount Kilimanjaro and many game...
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: Akbar Al Baker Source: Travel Daily News International

  2. "We are optimistic going into the World Cup year," said Klinsmann. "We have Mount Kilimanjaro in front of us. We started climbing it in August 2004. Everybody's expecting us to go all the way [in 2006]. We are convinced that we can be...
    on Nov 14, 2005 By: Jurgen Klinsmann Source: UEFA.com

  3. Barlow said: "We've been planning to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for so long, it's only now that we're boarding the plane that it's really dawned on me just how tough this could be!"
    on Feb 27, 2009 By: Gary Barlow Source: ITN

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