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Kazbek

or Kasbek

[kahz-bek; Russian kuhz-byek] /kɑzˈbɛk; Russian kʌzˈbyɛk/
noun
1.
Mount, an extinct volcano in the central Caucasus Mountains, between the Georgian Republic and the Russian Federation. 16,541 feet (5042 meters).
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  • What a dance they will have on Kazbek, with frost-bitten toes!

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
  • But let any one rouse his temper, and the Demon of the Mountains, who haunts the crags of Kazbek, could not rave more furiously.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
  • That night we slept in Kazbek village, which is on the great Russian road; and we laid our plans for the morrow.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
  • There is a little band of your countrymen on the northern side of Kazbek, who hold our permission to quest for minerals.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
  • Kazbek is their diggings, a pretty large district, but not so extensive as Elbruz.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
British Dictionary definitions for Kazbek

Kazbek

/kɑːzˈbɛk/
noun
1.
Mount Kazbek, an extinct volcano in N Georgia in the central Caucasus Mountains. Height: 5047 m (16 558 ft)
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