Meaning of “elevation” - Learner’s Dictionary

elevation

noun uk us /ˌelɪˈveɪʃən/
HEIGHT [ C ]

the height of a place above the level of the sea:

The hotel is situated at an elevation of 1000m.
IMPORTANT POSITION [ U ] formal

a situation in which someone or something is given a more important position:

his sudden elevation to stardom

(Definition of “elevation” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)