Definition of Aoraki/Mount Cook in English:

Share this entry

Aoraki/Mount Cook

Pronunciation: /ouˈrakē/
Official name (since 1999) for Mount Cook, the highest peak in New Zealand: 12,349 feet (3,764 m).
Example sentences
  • In the alpine paradise of Aoraki/Mt Cook you can hike the high trails or simply meditate on the beauty of the Southern Alps.
  • The centerpiece, surrounded by spectacular glaciers, is Aoraki Mount Cook - New Zealand's highest peak.
  • Aoraki/Mount Cook dominates the Southern Alps mountain range that divides New Zealand's South Island.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Ao·ra·ki/Mount Cook

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.