Definition and Meanings for mountains

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Mountains is ranked 1,244 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of mountains

noun, adjective

Etymology of mountains

oe. mountaine, montaine, f. montagne, ll. montanea, montania, fr. l. mons, montis, a mountain; cf. montanus belonging to a mountain. see 1st mount

Meaning of mountains


as noun

  • 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.
  • a range, chain, or group of such elevations; as, the white mountains.
  • a mountainlike mass; something of great bulk; a large quantity.

as adjective

  • of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air; mountain howitzer.
  • like a mountain; mountainous; vast; very great.

as adjective

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