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mountains, plural;
  1. A large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abruptly from the surrounding level; a large steep hill
    • - the village is backed by awe-inspiring mountains
    • - we set off down the mountain
    • - the ice and snow of a mountain peak
  2. A region where there are many such features, characterized by remoteness and inaccessibility
    • - they sought refuge in the mountains
    • - his attempt to picture the mountain folk in ridiculous attire
  3. A large pile or quantity of something
    • - a mountain of paperwork
  4. A large surplus stock of a commodity
    • - this farming produced huge food mountains

  1. a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
  2. batch: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
  3. (mountainous) cragged: having hills and crags; "hilly terrain"
  4. (mountainous) like a mountain in size and impressiveness; "mountainous waves"; "a mountainous dark man"
  5. Mountain is a 2003 television and cinema advertisement launched by Sony Corporation to promote the PlayStation 2 video game console. The budget for production and advertising space purchases for the 60-second piece amounted to £5m across all markets. ...
  6. Mountain is the 1969 debut solo album from guitarist Leslie West . It is often cited as a Mountain album, but was actually a solo album which contained some members of Mountain.
  7. Mountain is an American hard rock band that formed in Long Island, New York in 1969. Originally comprising vocalist and guitarist Leslie West, bassist Felix Pappalardi and drummer N. D. Smart, the band broke up in 1972 before reuniting in 1974 and remaining active until today. ...
  8. Mountain is a former provincial electoral division in Manitoba, Canada. It was created for the 1879 provincial election, and was abolished shortly before the 1958 election.
  9. Mountain is a British television series written and presented by Griff Rhys Jones that was originally broadcast 29 July–26 August 2007 on BBC One.
  10. A Mountain may refer to the local name of several mountains or hills upon which has been placed the letter "A," usually signifying the first initial of a particular school. ...
  11. A large mass of earth and rock, rising above the common level of the earth or adjacent land, usually given by geographers as above 1000 feet in height (or 304.8 metres), though such masses may still be described as hills in comparison with larger mountains; A large amount
  12. (Mountains) A quest and obstacles to be overcome.
  13. (Mountains) 1954 (pamphlet poem)
  14. (Mountains) Attainment, realization, path leading to the heights, abstract thought, the long mystical journey is through the stark mountains. When snow capped: the cold abstract principles of math which govern all earthly phenomena.
  15. (Mountains) In most religions mountains have an important symbolic role. They are the geographic point at which followers believe they are the closest to their gods or to the highest points of the universe.
  16. (Mountains) Rugged terrain, with a higher elevation than hills.
  17. (Mountains) can symbolize a number of things but are usually about the difficulty of your journey in life. Climbing a steep mountain, especially if it is rocky, indicates that your life is an uphill struggle and always indicates you are on the karmic path.
  18. (Mountains) obstacles, goals or journey
  19. Mountains are symbols of majesty and challenges.   If you are hiking up a mountain, it is about having the virtue of determination, but if you are on top of mountain skiing down, then it is more about courage.   Sitting on top of mountain is about vision and sacredness. ...
  20. The Mountains can be a place of majesty, danger, or ritual sacred land. You may just like being in the mountains and dream of them for that reason. They may make you feel good about nature, rebirth, and being alive.
  21. For a young woman to dream of crossing a mountain in company with her cousin and dead brother, who was smiling, denotes she will have a distinctive change in her life for the better, but there are warnings against allurements and deceitfulness of friends. ...
  22. A landform that rises 1,000 or more feet above the land around it.
  23. A high point of land rising steeply above its surroundings. A long chain of mountains is called a range. The Andes Mountains are in South America.
  24. A natural elevation of the land surface, rising more than 1000 ft (see hill) above the surrounding lowlands, usually of restricted summit area (see plateau), and generally having steep sides.
  25. Old English name for Malaga wine, a fortified sweet wine from Malaga, Spain. This term is also used in California to designate wines from upland or hillside vineyards.