Examples of mountainous in a Sentence
the seemingly mountainous obstacles he had to overcome while growing up
Recent Examples of mountainous from the Web
More than 750,000 will be relocated from mountainous villages to more prosperous towns and cities this year.
This small and mountainous island, with peaks above 9,000 feet, is located hundreds of miles from the closest beaten path.
Tepilora, Rio Posada and Montalbo Biosphere Reserve (Italy)—Located in Sardinia, this biosphere reserve has a total surface area of over 140,000 ha, and presents mountainous areas to the west and a flat strip to the east, rivers and coastal areas.
Russell cited modifications made by soldiers in World War II to improve the ease of use of heating elements in mountainous terrain.
With bare feet and a mountainous voice, Shelby Floyd almost steals the show by channeling Janis Joplin in her brief turn as the Acid Queen.
SEMONKONG, Lesotho — People in mountainous Lesotho, some wrapped in blankets to ward off the morning cold, are voting in national elections amid concerns about chronic political instability in the southern African country.
By 2010, when the drone campaign was at its height, the agency launched 117 strikes against Qaeda militants and other jihadists sheltering in the mountainous tribal areas that run along Pakistan’s northwestern border with Afghanistan.
The crash occurred as Turkish troops are engaged in operations against Kurdish militants in a mountainous region of Sirnak province.
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First Known Use of mountainous
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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