Kangchenjunga


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Kangchenjunga

(ˌkæntʃənˈdʒʌŋɡə) or

Kanchenjunga

;

Kinchinjunga

n
(Placename) a mountain on the border between Nepal and Sikkim, in the Himalayas: the third highest mountain in the world. Height: 8598 m (28 208 ft)
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Translations
Kangchendzönga
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