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...
- Spanish mountains and the Atlas Mountains. The belt also includes other European and Asian mountain ranges. The Himalayas contain the highest mountains in...
- least 108 mountains on Earth with elevations of 7,200 metres (23,622 ft) or greater above sea level. The vast majority of these mountains are located...
- 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 Andes, Andes Mountains or Andean Mountains (Spanish: Cordillera de los Andes; Quechua: Anti) are the longest continental mountain range in the world...
- incomplete list of notable mountains on Earth, sorted by elevation in metres above sea level. For a complete list of mountains over 7200 m high, with at...
- following is a list of the mountains and hills of ****an, ordered by height. As the generally accepted definition of a mountain (versus a hill) is 1000 m...
- The Appalachian Mountains, often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern to northeastern North America. The Appalachians first formed...
- Country. In 1837, the mountains were named Adirondacks by Ebenezer Emmons. Humans have lived in the region of the Adirondack Mountains since the Paleo-Indian...
- Manaslu Annapurna I Gyachung Kang Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mountains in Nepal. List of unclimbed mountains of Nepal List of highest mountains...