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mountaintop

[moun-tn-top]
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noun
  1. the top or summit of a mountain.
adjective
  1. situated at the top or summit of a mountain: a mountaintop house.

Origin of mountaintop

First recorded in 1585–95; mountain + top1
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Examples from the Web for mountaintop

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  • The dais on which he stood seemed suddenly turned into a mountaintop.

  • The Jews in the wilderness and on the mountaintop said: It is meet to be here.

    Ulysses

    James Joyce

  • The plane settled down on a landing strip that had been hewn from a mountaintop.

    The Golden Skull

    John Blaine

  • Here are you and I, Dad, upon a mountaintop, watching it tear–oh!

    Pemrose Lorry, Camp Fire Girl

    Isabel Katherine Hornibrook

  • The Pedlar was as unapproachable as a crag on a mountaintop.