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

- elevations on mountains produce colder climates than at sea level at similar latitude. These colder climates strongly affect the ecosystems of mountains: different...
- A mountain range or hill range is a series of mountains or hills arranged in a line and connected by high ground. A mountain system or mountain belt is...
- spectacular mountains that are connected via a high ridge to a taller summit, such as Eiger, Nuptse or Annapurna IV. A few such peaks and mountains with nearly...
- The Appalachian Mountains, often called the Appalachians, are a mountain range in eastern to northeastern North America. The term "Appalachian" refers...
- 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 Khentii Mountains (Mongolian: Хэнтийн нуруу) are a mountain range in the Töv and Khentii Provinces in North Eastern Mongolia. The mountain chain overlaps...
- AN-deez), Andes Mountains or Andean Mountain Range (Spanish: Cordillera de los Andes; Quechua: Anti) are the longest continental mountain range in the world...
- Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mountains of ****an. Mt. Nakanodake:Hiking route|Snow Country "List of ****anese mountains" (in ****anese). Geospatial Information...
- The Adirondack Mountains (/ædəˈrɒndæk/; ad-ə-RON-dak) are a m****if of mountains in Northeastern New York which form a circular dome approximately 160 miles...
- 'dwelling/house'). They are now known as "the Himalaya Mountains", usually shortened to "the Himalayas". The mountains are known as the Himālaya in Nepali and Hindi...