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noun [countable/uncountable] altitude pronunciation in British English /ˈæltɪˌtjuːd/
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  1. the height of a place or thing above sea level (=the surface of the sea)
    a jet cruising at an altitude of 35,000 feet
    The Rocky Mountains are lower in altitude than the Himalayas.
    Most balloons will burst at high altitude.


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