Definition of mountains. Meaning of mountains. Synonyms of mountains

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Definition of mountains

Mountain
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...
- Mount Atlas. The Atlas Mountains (Arabic: جبال الأطلس‎‎, Jebal al-Atlas; Berber: ⵉⴷⵓⵔⴰⵔ ⵏ ⵓⴰⵟⵍⴰⵙ, Idurar n Waṭlas) are mountain range in the Maghreb. It...
- This article is about the mountain range. For certain other individual mountains, see Rocky Mountain (disambiguation). For other uses, see The Rockies...
- For other similarly named ranges, see Ore Mountains (disambiguation). The Ore Mountains or Ore Mountains Range (pronunciation: /ɔːr/) (German: Erzgebirge;...
- subrange of the Rocky Mountains. They are located in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico in the United States. The mountains run from Poncha P****...
- Not to be confused with Scandinavian Mountains Airport. The Scandinavian Mountains or the Scandes is a mountain range that runs through the Scandinavian...
- For the lunar mountain range, see Montes Caucasus. The Caucasus Mountains are a mountain system in Eurasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian...
- 7333 The Šar Mountains (Macedonian and Serbian: Шар планина/Šar planina) or Sharr Mountains (Albanian: Malet e Sharrit), form a mountain range in the...
- The Appalachian Mountains (i/ˌæpəˈlæʃᵻn, -ˈleɪtʃᵻn/, French: les Appalaches), often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North...
- about the mountain range in Australia. For the hydro-electric and irrigation scheme, see Snowy Mountains Scheme. For other uses, see Snowy Mountain. The Snowy...