Word of the Day: Summit

sum·mit /ˈsəmət/, noun:

1. the highest point of a mountain or hill

It is very lonesome at the summit! Like a man’s life, when he has climbed to eminence.” Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1804 – 1864

Soldiers, think of it, from the summit of these pyramids, forty centuries look down upon you.” Napoléon Bonaparte, 1769 – 1821

2. a meeting between heads of government

It is not easy to see how things could be worsened by a parley at the summit, if such a thing were possible.” Winston Churchill, 1874 – 1965

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