Definition of mountainous:
rude, Bunyanesque, wild, strange, towering, tremendous, jumbo, unpopulated, difficult, massive, gargantuan, volcanic, untamed, aerial, mountain, whopping, hilly, rocky, large, steep, with mountains, Brobdingnagian, mighty, stupendous, crude, monstrous, solitary, walloping, lofty, craggy, gigantic, heroic, Herculean, elephantine, isolated, mastodonic, elevated, mammoth, gigantesque, immense, colossal, huge, cragged, monster, pythonic, ridged, behemoth, titanic, rugged, enormous, unfamiliar, unsmooth, massy, prodigious, Cyclopean, cliffy, big, upland, uncivilized, giant, rough, vast, barbarous, high, hard to penetrate, highland, monumental, remote.
It would have been very difficult for the French to have remained in permanent possession of the city, and a conquest of the interior, with its large population and mountainous character, was not to be thought of.- "The South American Republics Part I of II", Thomas C. Dawson.
- "The South of France--East Half", Charles Bertram Black.
- "Four Weird Tales", Algernon Blackwood.