mountainside

noun
moun·​tain·​side | \ ˈmau̇n-tᵊn-ˌsīd How to pronounce mountainside (audio) \

Definition of mountainside

: the side of a mountain

Examples of mountainside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After a seven-hour search, he was found dead on a mountainside near his official residence, police said in the early hours of Friday. Yoonjung Seo And Julia Hollingsworth, CNN, "How the dramatic death of Seoul's mayor left a country divided," 10 July 2020 In 2018, Gunn’s Spitfire AA810 was recovered from a Norwegian mountainside. Fox News, "Ghostly WWII fighter plane wreck emerges from shifting sands on UK beach," 2 June 2020 But the largest Confederate monument ever crafted — colossal figures carved into the solid rock of a Georgia mountainside — may outlast them all. Russ Bynum, BostonGlobe.com, "As monuments fall, Confederate mountain carving has size on its side," 4 July 2020 Fans of each succeeding president have lobbied for his addition to the mountainside. Allie Morris, Dallas News, "Trump’s Mount Rushmore visit renews spotlight on anachronistic, politically incorrect and quintessentially American monument," 3 July 2020 The trio was hiking off trail about 1 3/4 miles into the valley east of the Eagle River Nature Center and was about 2,500 feet up a mountainside. Anchorage Daily News, "3 hikers rescued after getting stranded on cliff in Eagle River Valley," 12 June 2020 An Australian teenager with non-verbal autism who went missing for two nights on a mountainside in freezing conditions has been found safe and well. Fox News, "Australian teenager, 14, with non-verbal autism found on freezing mountain after two days," 10 June 2020 The same schools where, a few generations ago, the hallways filled with song: My country, ‘tis of the, sweet land of liberty/ From every mountainside let freedom ring! Floyd worshipped the same God and enjoyed the same pastimes. Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, "Paul Daugherty: Can we talk? I mean really talk. It's a lost art.," 4 June 2020 Lukacovic says his service can thrive because its website and app use proprietary compression and transmission systems that let its complex graphics load quickly, even on a sailboat in a thunderstorm or a mountainside in a blizzard. Jonathan Tirone, Bloomberg.com, "The Climate-Obsessed Have a New Favorite Website," 6 May 2020

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First Known Use of mountainside

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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24 Jul 2020

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“Mountainside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mountainside. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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mountainside

noun
How to pronounce mountainside (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of mountainside

: the side of a mountain

mountainside

noun
moun·​tain·​side | \ ˈmau̇n-tᵊn-ˌsīd How to pronounce mountainside (audio) \

Kids Definition of mountainside

: the side of a mountain

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