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Idioms for mountain
Origin of mountain
OTHER WORDS FROM mountainmoun·tain·less, adjectivesub·moun·tain, adjectiveun·der·moun·tain, noun
Words nearby mountain
Example sentences from the Web for mountain
At the moment, you are racing against three other riders up one of the mountains.
They lowered the price of gasoline, charging less than the station at the bottom of the mountain and less than the stations up in Shaver.
At the park’s eastern Rincon Mountain District, mountain bikers will find a section of singletrack that links to more than 800 miles of dirt riding along the Arizona Trail.
Crack a cold one after a race, a hard session, or a long day in the mountains.
That was a big part of why we wanted to defend our side of the mountain.
Then they came up against a police patrol on mountain bicycles, which again led to more shooting, without injuries.
Also in Germany, he made The Mountain Eagle, which was set, Hitchcock recalled, “in Old Kentucky, wherever that might be.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cadets mimicked his commands, which he issued in drawn-out syllables in his high-pitched, mountain-inflected voice.
There were rumors that Schmidt was motivated by buried treasure or another secret of the mountain, but they were never proven.
Then, he set to work building a shortcut that would take the minable minerals he found through the mountain.
We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.
The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.
These residents then killed the parish priest, and without arms fled for safety to the mountain ravines.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
We came down the rest of the mountain more carefully, though still a great deal too fast.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
A short distance off was another ridge or spur of the mountain, widening out into almost a plateau.
British Dictionary definitions for mountain (1 of 2)
- a natural upward projection of the earth's surface, higher and steeper than a hill and often having a rocky summit
- (as modifier)mountain people; mountain scenery
- (in combination)a mountaintop
Word Origin for mountain
British Dictionary definitions for mountain (2 of 2)
Word Origin for Mountain
Scientific definitions for mountain
Idioms and Phrases with mountain
see if the mountain won't come to Muhammad; make a mountain out of a molehill.