Definition of mountains. Meaning of mountains. Synonyms of mountains
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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
- than a hill. Mountains
are formed through tectonic forces
or volcanism. These forces
can locally raise
of the earth. Mountains erode
- The Atlas Mountains
(Arabic: جبال الأطلس, jibāl al-ʾaṭlas; Berber: ⵉⴷⵓⵔⴰⵔ ⵏ ⵓⴰⵟⵍⴰⵙ, idurar
n waṭlas) are a mountain range
in the Maghreb. It stretches...
- The Rocky Mountains
, commonly known
as the Rockies, are a major mountain range
in western North
America. The Rocky Mountains stretch
more than 3,000 miles...
- The Ore Mountains
or Ore Mountains Range
( /ɔːr/) (German: Erzgebirge
[ˈeːɐ̯tsɡəbɪɐ̯ɡə]; Czech: Krušné hory; both literally
") in Central...
- The Sangre
de Cristo Mountains
(Spanish for "Blood of Christ") are the southernmost subrange
of the Rocky Mountains
. They are located
- The Scandinavian Mountains
or the Scandes
is a mountain range
that runs through
Peninsula. The Scandinavian Mountains
- Caucasus Mountains
are a mountain system
in West Asia between
Sea and the Caspian
Sea in the Caucasus
region. The Caucasus Mountains
- Appalachian Mountains
(/ˌæpəˈlæʃᵻn, -ˈleɪtʃᵻn/ ( listen), French: les Appalaches), often called
the Appalachians, are a system
- 7333 The Šar Mountains
(Macedonian and Serbian: Шар планина/Šar planina) or Sharr Mountains
e Sharrit), form a mountain range
. Possibilities include Bashkir
үр "elevation; upland"" or Mansi
ур ала "mountain
peak, top of the mountain
urr (chain of mountains
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