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

- than a hill. Mountains are formed through tectonic forces or volcanism. These forces can locally raise the surface of the earth. Mountains erode slowly...
- 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 "ore mountains") in Central...
- The Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Spanish for "Blood of Christ") are the southernmost subrange of the Rocky Mountains. They are located in southern Colorado...
- The Scandinavian Mountains or the Scandes is a mountain range that runs through the Scandinavian Peninsula. The Scandinavian Mountains are often erroneously...
- Caucasus Mountains are a mountain system in West Asia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the Caucasus region. The Caucasus Mountains include...
- Appalachian Mountains (/ˌæpəˈlæʃᵻn, -ˈleɪtʃᵻn/ ( listen), French: les Appalaches), often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern...
- 7333 The Šar Mountains (Macedonian and Serbian: Шар планина/Šar planina) or Sharr Mountains (Albanian: Malet e Sharrit), form a mountain range in the...
- Mountains. Possibilities include Bashkir үр "elevation; upland"" or Mansi ур ала "mountain peak, top of the mountain", Ostyak urr (chain of mountains)...