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Mountaineers

 

(1)The common name for people and ethnic groups living in the mountain regions of any country.

(2)In Russian scientific and artistic literature, the name for inhabitants of the mountains of the Caucasus. During the first years of Soviet power, the word mountaineers (Russian, gortsy) was used to denote “the people of the North Caucasus,” from which came the name Gorskaia ASSR.

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Rob Kozel was an instrumental founder and investor in Mountaineer Keystone and will remain on the Board in a non-executive role.
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The award was conferred on the mountaineer and current president of Adventure Foundation, Brig A(r) Akram at a reception held at the ambassador's residence.
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8220;I am excited to have Jeff join our team,” said Chris Kern, General Manager of Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort.
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KAYSERI, Jul 28, 2011 (TUR) -- The head of Turkish Mountaineering Federation said on Thursday that Armenian mountaineers could only climb Mount Agri.
THE youngest Sherpa mountaineer in the first team to scale Mount Everest in 1953 died aged 79 yesterday.