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.
A range, chain, or group of such elevations; as, the White Mountains.
A large mass of rock projecting abouve surrounding terrain.
" A steep-sided topographic elevation larger than a hill; also a single prominence forming part of a ridge or mountain range. "
A general term for any landmass that stands above its surroundings. It is usually very high, with steep sides and often with considerable bare-rock surfaces. Mountains are formed either by the injection of igneous intrusions or from the collision of tectonic plates.
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A general term used in reference to an area that is at a conspicuously higher elevation than surrounding lands. Mountains are larger than hills and are significant enough in relief that they are given names by local residents.
A general term for any landmass that stands above its surroundings. In the stricter geological sense, a mountain belt is a highly deformed part of Earth's crust that has been injected with igneous intrusions and the deeper parts of which have been metamorphosed.
The land mass above the lowest contour that encircles a peak and no higher peak. By this definition, anything can be considered to be a mountain. See also "Peak". authonomous height.
(when used in the name of a property). A block of land separate from the main property, and in the surrounding uplands, on which slaves were given "provision grounds" on which to plant their crops. If for example the main property was named "Hope Penn," this land would be called "Hope Mountain."
a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
a land-form that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area
a landform that rises prominently above its surroundings
a landform with steep sides and a narrow summit area that rises prominently above adjacent land
a landmass elevated considerably above e its
a large amount of land that rises high above its surroundings
an elevated land mass usually higher than its surroundings
an elevation in the earth's surface
a shape, and not the shaper Except, perhaps, so far as it shapes itself With the pourous stone, and the restless weight of the earth
a tract of land rising considerably above the surrounding surface
a type of landform
A biome of high ground with various types of vegetation depending on the elevation.
A large natural elevation of the earth's surface.
A high, raised part of the earth's surface with a pointed top.
A mountain is a very tall high, natural place on Earth - higher than a hill. The tallest mountain on Earth is Mt. Everest.
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.
If you are climbing a mountain it means you will be prosperous in employment but warns you not to say you can do a job unless you are absolutely sure you can. If the mountain is steep or covered in snow and ice it means you will have to overcome difficulties.
a piece of land that rises high above the land around it
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.
A landform that rises 1,000 or more feet above the land around it.
Landform. A large, high land mass that projects above the surrounding area.
A landmass that projects conspicuously above its surroundings and is higher than a hill.
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. If she becomes exhausted and refuses to go further, she will be slightly disappointed in not gaining quite so exalted a position as was hoped for by her. If you ascend a mountain in your dreams, and the way is pleasant and verdant, you will rise swiftly to wealth and prominence. If the mountain is rugged, and you fail to reach the top, you may expect reverses in your life, and should strive to overcome all weakness in your nature. To awaken when you are at a dangerous point in ascending, denotes that you will find affairs taking a flattering turn when they appear gloomy.
a very high hill; a natural elevation of the earth's surface rising high above the surrounding level, usually higher than 600 meters. [AHDOS
A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. A mountain is generally steeper than a hill, but there is considerable overlap, and usage often depends on local custom. Mountains cover 54% of Asia, 36% of North America, 25% of Europe, 22% of South America, 17% of Australia, and 3% of Africa.