Mauna-kea meaning

mônə kāə, kēə
An active volcano, about 4,205 m (13,796 ft) high, on the island of Hawaii north of Mauna Loa. It is the highest peak in the state.
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(place) Nearly extinct volcano on the island of Hawaii: 13,796 ft (4,205 m)
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A dormant volcano on Hawaii, the tallest mountain in the world from its base on the sea floor.
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Origin of mauna-kea

  • Hawaiian mauna (“mountain") + kea (“white")

    From Wiktionary