A mountain in the Himalayas, on the border between Nepal and Tibet. Rising to 8,848 m (29,028 ft), it is the highest mountain in the world; it was first climbed in 1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. Tibetan name Qomolungma.
named after Sir George Everest (1790–1866), British surveyor general of India.
Definition of Everest, Mount in:
- The US English dictionary