Examples of mountainous in a Sentence
the seemingly mountainous obstacles he had to overcome while growing up
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In the central mountainous region of Jayuya, teachers and students are pooling resources between families to keep attendance rates up.
The mountainous area was hard-hit by outages caused by Hurricane Maria in September of last year.
In February that year, an Algerian Air Force Lockheed C-130 Hercules crashed in a mountainous area in eastern Algeria killing 77 passengers and leaving one survivor.
An Air Force cadet from Loomis played the hero twice in the span of 72 hours — first by finding a pilot whose plane went down in a mountainous area just west of Gilroy, then talking a suicidal man down from a freeway overpass.
Gusty winds will continue to sweep across the Southland through Tuesday morning, bringing 35 mph winds with 50 mph gusts to some mountainous areas, including the stretch of Interstate 5 known as the Grapevine.
The report says the accident happened around 11 a.m. Monday in the mountainous Gorski Kotar area that has been worst-affected by a spell of harsh winter weather in the country.
The technology will be used to ward off the porcine pests who roam the mountainous region around the Games with fast-acting systems that shoot rays, spew gases and emit tiger roars.
Both countries will experience a 3.8°F temperature increase by 2050, which will most likely push the cacao farms out of the rainforests and up into cooler mountainous areas.
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MOUNTAINOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mountainous for English Language Learners
: having many mountains
: extremely large
MOUNTAINOUS Defined for Kids
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