- moun·tain·ous·ly, adverb
- moun·tain·ous·ness, noun
- non·moun·tain·ous, adjective
- non·moun·tain·ous·ly, adverb
- sem·i·moun·tain·ous, adjective
- sem·i·moun·tain·ous·ly, adverb
- un·moun·tain·ous, adjective
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How to use mountainous in a sentence
Ideal for motorized vehicles, this mountainous camping and RV spot’s most popular feature is its mountaintop observation deck, which features spectacular views of Nantahala National Forest.
Young riders with an eye towards mountainous adventures have to start somewhere, too, and this is the perfect first step.
Rather than try to persuade deniers, Jones spends most of the rest of the film meeting people closer to the middle of the spectrum in the mountainous swing state of Nevada.
He bought, for around $9 million, a parcel of mountainous land in Fiji, another group of islands in the Pacific Ocean.The climate change solutions for the world’s tiniest, most vulnerable nations | Cassie Werber | September 8, 2020 | Quartz
If you stay at one of the hotels Valeri Chekheria runs in the mountainous, stunningly beautiful country of Georgia, you’re bound to have a good time.
The narrowest piece of land was at Panama, but it was covered in dense, mountainous jungle.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution | Nina Lakhani | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Cases may be hidden by communities, cases may be happening in areas that are remote and far off mountainous areas,” he says.The WHO’s Big Asterisk on Liberia’s Ebola Case Decrease | Abby Haglage | October 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Earlier this year, army Apaches shot up several convoys that refused to stop while navigating mountainous dunes near the border.On the Contraband Trail With Libya’s Gun Smugglers | Peter Schwartzstein | June 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For years, the military was content to leave the mountainous Kunar and Nuristan region to insurgents and their Islamist allies.As Obama Draws Down, Al Qaeda Grows in Afghanistan | Eli Lake | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For the adventurous, the area is surrounded by waterfalls, zip lines, and gorgeous mountainous scenery.
The sun had risen, when the equipage that contained Louis de Montemar, ascended the mountainous heights of the Guadarama.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
Bits of woodland arePg 129 interspersed with bright green sheep pastures and high, almost mountainous, bluffs overhang the valley.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
To our left lay a number of mountainous islands, which completely intercepted our view of Sumatra.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
Here and there detached mountainous masses produce a singular local increase in the amount of the rainfall.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
mountainous countries always keep their characteristics longer than others.Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
British Dictionary definitions for mountainous
of or relating to mountains: a mountainous region
like a mountain, esp in size or impressiveness
- mountainously, adverb
- mountainousness, noun
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