Ev·​er·​est | \ ˈev(ə)rə̇st, -vərst, -vəˌrest \
plural -s

Definition of Everest

: the highest point : climax, apex has reached an Everest of vulgarity that may well stand as a markTime the everlasting Everest of all classic punsHoliday

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History and Etymology for Everest

from Mount Everest in the Himalayas between Nepal and Tibet, the highest mountain in the world

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“Everest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Everest. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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