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 an elevated portion of the Earth's crust, generally with steep sides that show significant exposed bedrock. A mountain differs from a plateau...
- Mountain View is a city in Santa Clara County, California, United States. Named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, it has a po****tion of 82,376...
- "There Is a Mountain" is a song and single written and performed by British singer-songwriter Donovan, released in 1967. The lyrics refer to a Buddhist...
- 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...
- The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range and the largest mountain system in North America. The Rocky Mountains stretch...
- The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) when standard time (UTC−07:00) is in...
- The Mountain Meadows M****acre (September 7–11, 1857) was a series of attacks that resulted in the m**** murder of at least 120 members of the Baker–Fancher...
- The Mountain (French: La Montagne) was a political group during the French Revolution. Its members, called the Montagnards (French: [mɔ̃taɲaʁ]), sat on...
- Mountain Dew, a citrus-flavored carbonated soft drink now owned by PepsiCo, has had numerous branded flavor variants since the original formula's creation...
- The Andes, Andes Mountains or Andean Mountains (Spanish: Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world, forming a continuous...