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El Capitan

[el kap-i-tan] /ɛl ˌkæp ɪˈtæn/
noun
1.
a mountain in E California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: precipice that rises over 3300 feet (1000 meters) above Yosemite Valley.
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  • El capitan, half dome and glacier point have been used as jump sites.
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El Capitan

/ɛl ˌkapɪˈtæn/
noun
1.
a mountain in E central California, in the Sierra Nevada: a monolith with a precipice rising over 1100 m (3600 ft) above the floor of the Yosemite Valley. Height: 2306 m (7564 ft)
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