- the side or slope of a mountain.
Origin of mountainside
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Examples from the Web for mountainside
When Hanifa reached what seemed a safe place on the mountainside, she called her sisters.Hanifa's Story: Her Five Sisters Taken by ISIS to Be Sold or Worse
Christine van den Toorn
August 19, 2014
Orange parka-clad instructors escorted Marines up and down the mountainside.Homefront Veterans: Skiing With Wounded Warriors
John Kael Weston
February 17, 2014
As superheated liquid rock and gas gushed down the mountainside, an estimated 12,000 local people perished within 24 hours.The Year Without Summer and Climate Change Today
March 2, 2013
Everyone ascends via the same route, clipping into ropes stitched up the mountainside—six miles of it—all the way to the top.Mount Everest Suffers From Too Many Climbers and Deteriorating Conditions
May 23, 2012
He had tunneled into the mountainside where he stored all this weaponry.Osama bin Laden's Death: Obama's Biggest Mistake?
May 4, 2011
But one day there came to the mountainside the largest giant Wotan had ever seen.Opera Stories from Wagner
From a spur on the mountainside Rawson could see the full length of the island.Two Thousand Miles Below
Charles Willard Diffin
But that screech of his was re-echoed from the mountainside above.
Better than spending it to knock a white walnut along a mountainside!The Worlds of If
Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
For all we know they may lead to some house or hut on the mountainside.The Rover Boys on the Farm
Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)