Definition of 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 mountainlike mass; something of great bulk.
3. A range, chain, or group of such elevations; as, the White Mountains.
4. Like a mountain; mountainous; vast; very great.
5. 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.
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mountain (part of speech: noun)
- Camp on mountain . - "How I Found Livingstone", Sir Henry M. Stanley.
- The 'kaiserlichs' surround the mountain already; but no matter, I have a good horse, and, besides, I have always been lucky. - "The Invasion of France in 1814", Ã‰mile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian.
- " Well, 'tis certain sure no one would pass the night with you, miss, on any mountain top," she observed grimly. - "The Vision of Desire", Margaret Pedler.