Definition of Mountain. Meaning of Mountain. Synonyms of Mountain

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Definition of Mountain

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 Mountain from wikipedia

- A mountain is a large landform that rises above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak. A mountain is generally steeper...
- The Mountain (French: La Montagne) was a political group during the French Revolution. Its members, called the Montagnards (French: [mɔ̃taɲaʁ]), sat on...
- terms acme, apex, peak (mountain peak), and zenith are synonymous. The term top (mountain top) is generally used only for a mountain peak that is located...
- The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) when standard time is in effect, and...
- Mountain Dew (stylized as Mtn Dew) is a carbonated soft drink brand produced and owned by PepsiCo. The original formula was invented in 1940 by Tennessee...
- A mountain man is an explorer who lives in the wilderness. Mountain men were most common in the North American Rocky Mountains from about 1810 through...
- "There Is a Mountain" is a song and single by British singer/songwriter Donovan, released in 1967. It charted in the USA (Billboard: No.11) and UK (No...
- mountain zebra (Equus zebra) is a zebra species in the family Equidae. It is native to south-western Angola, Namibia, and South Africa. The mountain zebra...
- Mountain guns are artillery pieces designed for use in mountain warfare and areas where usual wheeled transport is not possible. They are similar to infantry...
- Rocky Mountain oysters, or mountain oysters, or meat balls, also known as prairie oysters in Canada (French: animelles), is a dish made of bull ****s...
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