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mountainous

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adjective moun·tain·ous \ˈmau̇n-tə-nəs, ˈmau̇nt-nəs\

Simple Definition of mountainous

  • : having many mountains

  • : extremely large

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mountainous

  1. 1 :  containing many mountains

  2. 2 :  resembling a mountain :  huge

mountainously

adverb

mountainousness

noun

Examples of mountainous in a sentence

  1. <the seemingly mountainous obstacles he had to overcome while growing up>



14th Century

First Known Use of mountainous

14th century


MOUNTAINOUS Defined for Kids

mountainous

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adjective moun·tain·ous \ˈmau̇n-tə-nəs\

Definition of mountainous for Students

  1. 1 :  having many mountains <mountainous country>

  2. 2 :  like a mountain in size :  huge <a mountainous pile>





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