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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Summit  \Sum"mit\,  n.  [F.  sommet,  dim.  of  OF  som,  sum,  top  from 
  L.  summum,  from  summus  highest.  See  {Sum},  n.] 
  1.  The  top  the  highest  point. 
  Fixed  on  the  summit  of  the  highest  mount.  --Shak. 
  2.  The  highest  degree;  the  utmost  elevation;  the  acme;  as 
  the  summit  of  human  fame. 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  most  elevated  part  of  a  bivalve  shell,  or 
  the  part  in  which  the  hinge  is  situated. 
  {Summit  level},  the  highest  level  of  a  canal,  a  railroad,  or 
  the  like  in  surmounting  an  ascent. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  highest  level  or  degree  attainable:  "his  landscapes  were 
  deemed  the  acme  of  beauty";  "the  artist's  gifts  are  at 
  their  acme";  "at  the  height  of  her  career";  "the  peak  of 
  perfection";  "summer  was  at  its  peak";  "...catapulted 
  Einstein  to  the  pinnacle  of  fame";  "the  summit  of  his 
  ambition";  "so  many  highest  superlatives  achieved  by 
  man";  "at  the  top  of  his  profession"  [syn:  {acme},  {height}, 
  {elevation},  {peak},  {pinnacle},  {superlative},  {top}] 
  2:  the  uppermost  part  of  a  shape;  "at  the  peak  of  the  pyramid" 
  [syn:  {crown},  {peak}] 
  3:  the  top  point  of  a  mountain  or  hill;  "the  view  from  the  peak 
  was  magnificent";  "they  clambered  to  the  summit  of 
  Monadnock"  [syn:  {peak},  {crown},  {crest},  {top},  {tip}] 
  4:  a  meeting  of  heads  of  governments  [syn:  {summit  meeting}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Summit,  AR  (city,  FIPS  67940) 
  Location:  36.25014  N,  92.68743  W 
  Population  (1990):  480  (235  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Summit,  IL  (village,  FIPS  73638) 
  Location:  41.78477  N,  87.81620  W 
  Population  (1990):  9971  (3514  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.5  sq  km  (land),  0.4  sq  km  (water) 
  Summit,  MS  (town,  FIPS  71480) 
  Location:  31.28466  N,  90.46615  W 
  Population  (1990):  1566  (661  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  39666 
  Summit,  NJ  (city,  FIPS  71430) 
  Location:  40.71493  N,  74.36540  W 
  Population  (1990):  19757  (8003  housing  units) 
  Area:  15.7  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  07901 
  Summit,  NY 
  Zip  code(s):  12175 
  Summit,  OK  (town,  FIPS  71450) 
  Location:  35.66890  N,  95.42235  W 
  Population  (1990):  170  (66  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.4  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Summit,  SC  (town,  FIPS  70315) 
  Location:  33.92433  N,  81.42326  W 
  Population  (1990):  242  (86  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Summit,  SD  (town,  FIPS  62220) 
  Location:  45.30378  N,  97.03675  W 
  Population  (1990):  267  (138  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57266 
  Summit,  UT 
  Zip  code(s):  84772 
  Summit,  WA  (CDP,  FIPS  68365) 
  Location:  47.17213  N,  122.35800  W 
  Population  (1990):  6312  (2359  housing  units) 
  Area:  12.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 

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