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Noun: Whitney
  1. The highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high)
    - Mount Whitney
     
  2. United States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)
    - Eli Whitney

Type of: artificer, discoverer, fabricator, inventor, manufacturer, mountain peak, producer

Part of: High Sierra, Sierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada Mountains

Encyclopedia: Whitney, ON