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Definition of Mountains
MountainMountain 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
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
Meaning of Mountains from wikipedia
on mountains produce colder climates
than at sea level
latitude. These colder climates strongly affect
- The Andes, Andes Mountains
or Andean Mountains
de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range
in the world, forming
- at least
with elevations greater
than 7,200 metres
(23,622 ft) above
sea level. The vast majority
of these mountains
- The Rocky Mountains
, also known
as the Rockies, are a major mountain range
in western North
America. The Rocky Mountains stretch
3,000 mi (4,800 km) in...
- Mountains Beyond Mountains
: The Quest
of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would
Cure the World
(2003) is a non-fiction, biographical
work by American
- The Carpathian Mountains
(/kɑːrˈpeɪθiənz/) are a range
of mountains forming
an arc throughout Central
side of the Tsangpo, to the east, are the Kangri Garpo mountains
. The high mountains
to the north
of the Tsangpo including Gyala
Peri, however, are...
- Arakan/Rakhine Mountains
- 950 km (590 mi) Hengduan Mountains
– 900 km (560 mi) as a system
of mountain ranges
– 900 km (560 mi) Koryak Mountains
– 880 km...
are two mountain ranges within
the Ozarks: the Boston Mountains
and the St. Francois Mountains
of Missouri. Buffalo
- The Appalachian Mountains
, often called
the Appalachians, are a system
in eastern North
America. The Appalachians first formed roughly
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