Definition of Mount Rushmore from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Mount Rushmore

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a high rock cliff in the Black Hills of the US state of South Dakota. It is famous for the very large heads of four US presidents carved in the rock: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. The heads are each about 60 feet/18 metres high and were designed by Gutzon Borglum and carved between 1927 and 1941.