Definition of fourteener
1 : a verse consisting of 14 syllables or especially of 7 iambic feet
2 : a mountain that is at least 14,000 feet high
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People have skied all 53 (or more) of the fourteeners in winter, climbed stable spring snow to the summits.
In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explores the continental U.S.'s fourteeners—mountains over 14,000 feet.
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