Adjective "Mountains" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Mountains


    Definition:

    noun

    1. a natural elevation of the earth's surface rising more or less abruptly to a summit, and attaining an altitude greater than that of a hill, usually greater than 2000 feet (610 meters).

    2. a large mass of something resembling this, as in shape or size.

    3. a huge amount: a mountain of incoming mail.

    4. (initial capital letter) a steam locomotive having a four-wheeled front truck, eight driving wheels, and a two-wheeled rear truck.

    5. Also called mountain wine. British Archaic. a sw

    Origin:
    mountain