Emei ŭˈmāˈ or Omei (ōˈmāˈ, ŭˈ–) [key], peak, c.10,000 ft (3,050 m) high, SW Sichuan prov., central China. With many Buddhist images and temples and monasteries, it is one of China's sacred peaks.

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