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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

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

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

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
Edmund Hillary

The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
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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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