HyperDic: sherpa

English > 1 sense of the word Sherpa:
NOUNperson Sherpaa member of the Himalayan people living in Nepal and Tibet who are famous for their skill as mountaineers
English > Sherpa: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the Himalayan people living in Nepal and Tibet who are famous for their skill as mountaineers.
InstancesTenzing NorgaySherpa mountaineer guide who with Sir Edmund Hillary was one of the first to attain the summit of Mount Everest (1914-1986)
Member ofNepal, Kingdom of NepalA small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
Tibet, Thibet, Xizang, SitsangAn autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China
BroaderAsian, AsiaticA native or inhabitant of Asia
Spanishsherpa
Catalansherpa, Sherpa, xerpa

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