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Kosciusko, Mount Syllabification: Kos·ci·us·ko, Mount
Pronunciation: /ˌkäzēˈəskō/

Definition of Kosciusko, Mount in English:

A mountain in southeastern Australia, in the Great Dividing Range. Rising to a height of 7,234 feet (2,228 m), it is the highest mountain in Australia.


Named by the explorer Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki (1797–1873) in honor of T. Kosciusko (see Kosciusko, Thaddeus).

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