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Tenzing Norgay

Syllabification: Ten·zing Nor·gay
Pronunciation: /ˌtenziNG ˈnôrɡā
 
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Definition of Tenzing Norgay in English:

( 1914–86), Sherpa mountaineer. In 1953, as members of the British expedition, he and Sir Edmund Hillary were the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

Words that rhyme with Tenzing Norgay

distinguéreggae • Sergei • nosegay

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