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 considered...
- The Mountain (French: La Montagne) was a political group during the French Revolution. Its members, called the Montagnards (French: [mɔ̃taɲaʁ]), sat on...
- Stone Mountain is a quartz monzonite dome monadnock and the site of Stone Mountain Park, owned by the state and managed by Norcross-based Herschend Family...
- 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...
- The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range located in western North America. The Rocky Mountains stretch 3,000 mi (4,800 km)...
- Pine Mountain is a ridge in the Appalachian Mountains running through Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee. It extends about 125 miles from near Pioneer, Tennessee...
- The mountain beaver (Aplodontia rufa) is a North American rodent. It is the only living member of its genus, Aplodontia, and family, Aplodontiidae. It...
- A mountain range or hill range is a series of mountains or hills ranged in a line and connected by high ground. A mountain system or mountain belt is...
- 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...
- The Adirondack Mountains (/ædɪˈrɒndæk/) form a m****if in northeastern New York, United States. Its boundaries correspond roughly to the boundaries of...
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