Definition of Whymper, Edward in English:

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Whymper, Edward

Pronunciation: /ˈwɪmpə/

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(1840–1911), English mountaineer. After seven attempts he finally succeeded in climbing the Matterhorn in 1865, but on the way down four of his fellow climbers fell to their deaths.

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