Meaning of Rushmore


Pronunciation: (rush'môr, -mōr), [key]
— n.
  1. a peak in the Black Hills of South Dakota that is a memorialhaving 60-ft. (18-m) busts of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt, carved into its face between 1927 and 1941, from a design by and under the direction of Gutzon Borglum. 5600 ft. (1707 m).
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