Meaning of Kanchenjunga in English:


Pronunciation /ˌkantʃɛnˈdʒʌŋɡə/

proper noun

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


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