Meaning of “mountaineering” in the English Dictionary


"mountaineering" in English

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mountaineeringnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmaʊn.tɪˈnɪə.rɪŋ/ us /ˌmaʊn.tənˈɪr.ɪŋ/

Examples from literature

  • He got a job in a mountaineering store, and he continued to ski and climb, conquering over 30 of Colorado’s 54 “fourteeners” alone and in winter. 

(Definition of “mountaineering” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)