Mountain - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈmaʊntn|  American pronunciation of the word mountain
Brit.  |ˈmaʊntɪn|  British pronunciation of the word mountain


- a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill (syn: mount)
- (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent (syn: batch, deal, flock, heap, lot, mass, mess, mint, peck, pile, plenty, pot, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, wad)

Extra examples

She watched the sun set behind the mountains.

They both like mountain climbing.

We've received a mountain of mail.

I've got a mountain of work to do.

You'll never eat that mountain of food.

The mountain (in labour) has brought forth a mouse.

If the mountain will not come to Mohammed/Mahomet, Mohammed/Mahomet must go to the mountain.

We spent our winter holidays in a lovely little mountain village.

She was the first British woman to climb the mountain.

It's the highest mountain after Mount Everest.

The sun's coming up over the mountain.

They camped at the foot of the mountain.

He set off a charge that destroyed the mountain.

The mountain was clearly visible in the distance.

The lost mountain climbers were believed dead.

Word forms

singular: mountain
plural: mountains
Current translation version is made automatically. You can suggest your own version. Changes will take effect after the administrator approves them.
Original text in English:
Our translation to English:
Community translations to English:
    This feature is allowed to authorized users only.
    Please, register on our website at registration page. After registration you can log in and use that feature.
    Registration   Login   Home