Edmund Hillary

NOUN
  1. New Zealand mountaineer who in 1953 first attained the summit of Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (born in 1919)
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  • This makes it a little difficult for even the greatest power broker to gain the kind of perspective Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay had on Everest that day in May of 1953. Winner-Take-All Politics
  • Sir Edmund Hillary was the first man to climb Mount Everest.
  • It was 1999 when the body was found, and that's when the debate began as to whether he might have been the first ever man, along with Irvine, to reach the summit of Everest without the aid of oxygen, beating Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay who are credited with the achievement in 1953. Filmstalker: George Mallary biographical film gets third attempt
  • His film will commemorate the golden jubilee of Tensing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary's conquest of Mt. Everest.
  • Sir Edmund Hillary was the first man to climb Mount Everest.
  • Sir Edmund Hillary was the first man to climb Mount Everest.
  • Virtually all of the recommendations in this piece call for a greater role for the government, and I don't apologize for any of that, for when the mountain of woe is as high as it is now, you call for Edmund Hillary, which in this case is the government. Leo Hindery, Jr.: Out of School, Out of Work, Out of Luck: The Youth Jobs Crisis
  • For the legendary mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary, scaling mountain peaks no longer remains the sport it once was.
  • He is an unfailingly polite Sir Edmund Hillary-esque type chap, the sort that if he ever borrowed your lawn mower would most certainly return it with a full tank of petrol and a bottle of decent port.
  • 'What will they send me next! ' said Edmund Hillary's gym instructor of the puny school boy now known as the man who conquered Mount Everest.
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