Examples of mountainous in a Sentence
the seemingly mountainous obstacles he had to overcome while growing up
Recent Examples of mountainous from the Web
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.
But, as Dr. Norman himself correctly points out, most of the cogs have been working in mountainous academic monasteries far removed from the grubby valleys of silicon.
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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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