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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

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

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
John Lubbock

Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
John Muir

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
Dag Hammarskjold

Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.
Khalil Gibran
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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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