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Definition of Mountain

Mountain

  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. A range, chain, or group of such elevations; as, the White Mountains.
  3. A mountainlike mass; something of great bulk.
  4. 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.
  5. Like a mountain; mountainous; vast; very great.

Mountain Quotations

It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe. - Robert W. Service
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
Robert W. Service

A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?
Khalil Gibran

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome. - Wilma Rudolph
When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.
Wilma Rudolph
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Mountain Translations

mountain in Afrikaans is berg
mountain in Danish is bjerg
mountain in Dutch is berg
mountain in Finnish is vuori
mountain in French is montagne
mountain in German is Gebirge, Berg [pl: Gebirge], Berg
mountain in Italian is montagna
mountain in Latin is mons montis
mountain in Norwegian is fjell
mountain in Portuguese is serra, montanha

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