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Adam's Peak   /ˈædəmz pik/   Listen
Adam's Peak

noun
1.
A mountain peak in south central Sri Lanka (7,360 feet high).  Synonym: Samanala.






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"Adam's Peak" Quotes from Famous Books



... ADAM'S PEAK, a conical peak in the centre of Ceylon 7420 ft. high, with a foot-like depression 5 ft. long and 21/2 broad atop, ascribed to Adam by the Mohammedans, and to Buddha by the Buddhists; it was here, the Arabs say, that Adam ...
— The Nuttall Encyclopaedia - Being a Concise and Comprehensive Dictionary of General Knowledge • Edited by Rev. James Wood



Words linked to "Adam's Peak" :   Ceylon, mountain peak, Sri Lanka, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka



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