Definition of mountains. Meaning of mountains. Synonyms of mountains

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Definition of mountains

Mountain Moun"tain, n. [OE. mountaine, montaine, F. montagne, LL. montanea, montania, fr. L. mons, montis, a mountain; cf. montanus belonging to a mountain. See 1st Mount.] 1. A large mass of earth and rock, rising above the common level of the earth or adjacent land; earth and rock forming an isolated peak or a ridge; an eminence higher than a hill; a mount. 2. pl. A range, chain, or group of such elevations; as, the White Mountains. 3. A mountainlike mass; something of great bulk. I should have been a mountain of mummy. --Shak. The Mountain (--La montagne) (French Hist.), a popular name given in 1793 to a party of extreme Jacobins in the National Convention, who occupied the highest rows of seats.

Meaning of mountain from wikipedia

- for other uses, see mountain (disambiguation). a mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area
- for financial options, see mountain range (options). a mountain range (also mountain barrier/belt/system) is a geographic area containing numerous
- turtle mountain or turtle mountains may refer to: turtle mountain (alberta), a mountain in alberta, canada turtle mountain (company), a privately held
- the mountain time zone of north america keeps time by subtracting seven hours from greenwich mean time, during the shortest days of autumn and winter (utc−7)
- thousand lake mountain is in south-central utah, united states, just north and west of capitol reef national park and north of boulder mountain. thousand
- which inspired tolkien, see josef madlener. the beauty of lebanon, or the mountain spirit (french: la belle du liban, ou l'esprit des montagnes; russian:
- upper pohatcong mountain is a ridge in the appalachian mountains of northwestern new jersey in the united states. it is located in eastern warren county
- captains mountain is a mountain located near millmerran in queensland, australia.