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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MOUNT

From the summit of Mount Margaret the view was very extensive.

We then made a lodgment on the side of the mount near the stockade.

The burial took place at Mount Auburn on the ensuing Tuesday.

If we could not enter the land of Canaan, we could at least behold it from Mount Pisgah.

"Another boy will have the mount on Lauzanne," Allis answered.

If you win on the Chestnut, like as not they'll just give you the winnin' mount.

He had been told that the Porters had not given him the mount on Lauzanne because they distrusted him.

He ordered the first troop to mount, and the second to cover the retirement.

And so the farewells were all made, and I stood in the road prepared to mount.

They passed the gate which was opened for them and began to mount the slope beyond.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "to mount a horse;" mid-14c., "to rise up, ascend; fly," from Old French monter "to go up, ascend, climb, mount," from Vulgar Latin *montare, from Latin mons (genitive montis) "mountain" (see mount (n.)). Meaning "to set or place in position" first recorded 1530s. Sense of "to get up on for purposes of copulation" is from 1590s. Related: Mounted; mounting.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.