Definition of Kanchenjunga in English:

Kanchenjunga

(also Kangchenjunga, Kinchinjunga)

proper noun

  • A mountain in the Himalayas, on the border between Nepal and Sikkim. Rising to a height of 28,209 feet (8,598 m), it is the world's third highest mountain.

Origin

Tibetan, literally the five treasures of the snows referring to the five separate peaks of the summit.

Pronunciation:

Kanchenjunga

/ˌkənCHənˈjəNGɡə//-ˈjo͝oNGɡə/