What does the word summit mean?

Usage examples for summit

  1. 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
  2. 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