mountain (Meaning)

Wordnet

mountain (n)

a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill

(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Webster

mountain (n.)

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.

Webster

mountain (a.)

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.

mountain Sentence Examples

  1. The majestic mountain towered over the valley, its snow-capped peak piercing the heavens.
  2. The arduous climb to the summit of the mountain tested our endurance and determination.
  3. The mountain range formed a formidable barrier, separating the two nations for centuries.
  4. The sheer face of the mountain presented an insurmountable challenge to climbers.
  5. The mountain streams cascaded down the slopes, carving out deep ravines.
  6. The mountain air was crisp and invigorating, filling our lungs with a sense of freedom.
  7. The mountain village clung precariously to the mountainside, its houses built from stone and timber.
  8. The mountain goats grazed peacefully on the lush meadows above the tree line.
  9. The mountain pass was treacherous and treacherous, but it offered the only route through the range.
  10. The mountain reflected the changing moods of the sky, from serene blue to stormy gray.

FAQs About the word mountain

a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill, (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extentA large mass of earth and

alp,peak, mount, summit,pinnacle, hump,cordillera, sierra, inselberg, range

valley, basin, bowl, depression,valley, bowl, depression, basin, vale, hollow

The majestic mountain towered over the valley, its snow-capped peak piercing the heavens.

The arduous climb to the summit of the mountain tested our endurance and determination.

The mountain range formed a formidable barrier, separating the two nations for centuries.

The sheer face of the mountain presented an insurmountable challenge to climbers.