Definition of Kanchenjunga in English:

Kanchenjunga

proper noun

(also Kangchenjunga)
  • 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.

Pronunciation

Kanchenjunga

/ˌkänCHənˈjo͝oNGɡə/ /ˌkɑntʃənˈdʒʊŋɡə/

Origin

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