Definition for mountain

noun as in very large hill

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At the moment, you are racing against three other riders up one of the mountains.

They lowered the price of gasoline, charging less than the station at the bottom of the mountain and less than the stations up in Shaver.

At the park’s eastern Rincon Mountain District, mountain bikers will find a section of singletrack that links to more than 800 miles of dirt riding along the Arizona Trail.

Crack a cold one after a race, a hard session, or a long day in the mountains.

That was a big part of why we wanted to defend our side of the mountain.

Then they came up against a police patrol on mountain bicycles, which again led to more shooting, without injuries.

Also in Germany, he made The Mountain Eagle, which was set, Hitchcock recalled, “in Old Kentucky, wherever that might be.”

Cadets mimicked his commands, which he issued in drawn-out syllables in his high-pitched, mountain-inflected voice.

There were rumors that Schmidt was motivated by buried treasure or another secret of the mountain, but they were never proven.

Then, he set to work building a shortcut that would take the minable minerals he found through the mountain.

We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.

The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.

These residents then killed the parish priest, and without arms fled for safety to the mountain ravines.

We came down the rest of the mountain more carefully, though still a great deal too fast.

A short distance off was another ridge or spur of the mountain, widening out into almost a plateau.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mountain, such as: alp, bluff, butte, cliff, crag, and elevation.

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