What does the word summit mean?

Usage examples for summit

  1. After several hours spent in gathering trilobites he ate his lunch, and then the desire seized him to get some pictures from the summit of the mountain. – Among the Canadian Alps by Lawrence J. Burpee
  2. Higher you mount, mid leg- deep in drift, up the steep and slippery hill- face, to the summit. – Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial by Alexander H. Japp
  3. Lady Angela drew a long breath of content as we paused for a moment at the summit of the cliffs. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim