mountain mountain  /ˈmaʊn tən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
  2. (n) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Symbolically swathed in the robe of the Buddha, the mountain was thereby made sacred.
  2. But buried deep inside a Virginia mountain, a vast, top-secret installation -- one of the great artifacts of the cold war -- remains at the ready.
  3. Photographer Alvaro Ybarra Zavala documents life at a remote mountain outpost where Afghanistan soldiers police a dangerous border.

News

  1. Mountain Stage anniversary commemorated in art

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- "Mountain Stage" assistant producer Vasilia Scouras said its hard not to notice that 2013 is a big year for anniversaries. Its the 150th birthday for West Virginia, and "Mountain Stage" is marking 30 years on the ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

  2. Mountain State Fugitive Task Force Arrests Randy Savors

    The Mountain State Fugitive Task Force says Randy Savors Jr. was arrested last night based on a tip.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WTRF Wheeling

  3. Mountain View: 2 San Jose men arrested after car chase

    Police in Mountain View arrested two San Jose men after a car chase Thursday night, police said. At about 8 p.m., an officer initiated a traffic stop at El Camino Real and Grant Road when the driver of the 1995 white Honda Civic, 31-year-old David Antonio Perez, kept driving, according to police.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Contra Costa Times

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Quotes

  1. "Soccer can be a cruel game," Donovan said. "Sometimes you're at the top and sometimes you are at the bottom of the mountain."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Donovan Source: IndyPosted

  2. "In `Brokeback Mountain,' he was unique, he was perfect," said Day-Lewis, already an Oscar winner for "My Left Foot." "That scene in the trailer at the end of the film is as moving as anything I think I've ever seen."
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Daniel Day-Lewis Source: CNN

  3. "The only way this century will be another American century is if we confront at last the price of our dependence on oil and the high cost of health care, the schools that aren't preparing our children and the mountain of debt they stand to...
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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