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Definition of mountains. Meaning of mountains. Synonyms of mountains

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word mountains. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word mountains and, of course, mountains synonyms and on the right images related to the word mountains.

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 mountains from wikipedia

- the surface of the earth. mountains erode slowly through the action of rivers, weather conditions, and glaciers. a few mountains are isolated summits, but
- for the volcanic cone, see mount atlas. the atlas mountains are a mountain range in the maghreb. it stretches around 2,500 km (1,600 mi) through algeria
- this article is about the mountain range. for certain other individual mountains, see rocky mountain (disambiguation). for other uses, see the rockies
- ore mountains (disambiguation). the ore mountains (pronunciation: /ɔːr/) (german: erzgebirge; czech: krušné hory; both literally 'ore mountains') in
- not to be confused with scandinavian mountains airport. the scandinavian mountains or the scandes is a mountain range that runs through the scandinavian
- graham p****. the orocopia mountains are to the west, and joshua tree national park is to the northwest. most of the mountains were designated by the bureau
- insular mountains, the olympic mountains, the oregon and california coast ranges and the saint elias and chugach mountains. the coast mountains are also
- for the lunar mountain range, see montes caucasus. the caucasus mountains are a mountain system in eurasia between the black sea and the caspian