Ararat, Mount

mtn., E Turkey; 17,011 ft.; traditional landing place of Noah's ark.

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  • Ararat, Mount — Turkish Ağrı Dağı Extinct volcanic massif, eastern Turkey. Located in Ağrı province, near the Iranian border, Ararat has two peaks, Great Ararat, at 16,853 ft (5,137 m) the highest point of elevation in Turkey, and Little Ararat, almost 13,000 ft …   Universalium

  • Ararat,Mount — Ar·a·rat (ărʹə răt ), Mount A massif of extreme eastern Turkey near the Iranian border rising to about 5,168 m (16,945 ft). It is the traditional resting place of Noah s ark. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Mount Ararat (Pennsylvania) — Mount Ararat Mount Ararat Elevation 2,656 ft (810 m) NGVD 29 …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Ararat — →↑Ararat, Mount …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Mount Ararat — This article is about the tallest mountain in Turkey. For the biblical toponym, see Mountains of Ararat. Mount Ararat …   Wikipedia

  • mount — mount1 mountable, adj. mountless, adj. /mownt/, v.t. 1. to go up; climb; ascend: to mount stairs. 2. to get up on (a platform, a horse, etc.). 3. to set or place at an elevation: to mount a house on stilts. 4. to furnish with a horse or other… …   Universalium

  • Ararat — may refer to:*Ararat, a common first name for Armenian males (pronounced Ararad in Western Armenian) *Ararat / Araratian, a common family name for Armenians (pronounced Ararad, Araradian in Western Armenian) *An Anatolian toponym **Mount Ararat… …   Wikipedia

  • ARARAT — (Heb. אֲרָרָט; 1QIsa̮, hwrrṭ; Akk. Urarṭu), name of land and mountains mentioned in the Bible. The Land of Ararat The Land of Ararat is mentioned in II Kings 19:37 and Isaiah 37:38 as the land where the sons of Sennacherib fled after murdering… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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