Examples of mountainous in a Sentence
the seemingly mountainous obstacles he had to overcome while growing up
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The power grid was destroyed when Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico back-to-back last September, and hundreds of customers in central mountainous regions still haven’t had service restored with another hurricane season under way.
Authorities have been rushing to extract the boys, ages 11-16, and their coach from the cave as the annual monsoon bears down on the mountainous region.
The two of them drive off to a village in a mountainous part of northwestern Iran, where the girl lives.
The elk jumped into the chopper's tail rotor as the aircraft flew about 10 feet above ground in a mountainous part of eastern Utah, with its crew trying to drop a net on the elk, said Jared Rigby of the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office.
Yasuo Shigeta, a restaurateur, and the creative director Tomoyuki Iwanami have brought over three chefs who specialize in the cooking of the Hida region of Japan, a mountainous area northwest of Tokyo.
Armenia’s medieval monastery at Noravank, nestled amid the craggy slopes of the country’s mountainous terrain, is a striking exemplar of Armenian architectural tradition.
Bodie sits at 8,375 feet, a mountainous location, and Death Valley lies 282 feet below sea level and is surrounded by mountains that prevent much daytime heat from leaving the valley.
Fallen trees and sludge are blocking tunnels on the main highways, slowing the flow of goods in mountainous Japan.
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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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