mountainside

noun
moun·​tain·​side | \ˈmau̇n-tᵊn-ˌsīd \

Definition of mountainside 

: the side of a mountain

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In Thailand, local governor Narongsak Osottanakorn said surveyors dug more than 100 pilot holes into the mountainside. Jake Maxwell Watts, WSJ, "What Lies Beneath? Vague Mapping Complicates Thai Cave Rescue," 8 July 2018 Franco decided to carve the basilica into the mountainside shortly after winning the civil war. Raphael Minder, New York Times, "Plan to Exhume Franco Renews Spain’s Wrestle With History," 7 July 2018 Teams have been combing the mountainside looking for fissure that might lead to such shafts. Washington Post, "Divers with extra supplies advance in Thai cave passageway," 2 July 2018 Teams have been combing the mountainside looking for fissure that might lead to such shafts. Time, "Thai Youth Soccer Team Found Alive in Flooded Cave 9 Days After They Went Missing," 2 July 2018 Teams have been combing the mountainside looking for fissure that might lead to such shafts. Tassanee Vejpongsa, Fox News, "Divers with extra supplies advance in Thai cave passageway," 2 July 2018 Teams have been combing the mountainside looking for fissure that might lead to such shafts. Author: Tassanee Vejpongsa, Anchorage Daily News, "Thai rescuers find missing boys and soccer coach alive in cave," 2 July 2018 Teams have been combing the mountainside looking for fissure that might lead to such shafts. BostonGlobe.com, "After missing for a week, 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach found alive in cave," 2 July 2018 Teams have been combing the mountainside looking for fissure that might lead to such shafts. Tassanee Vejpongsa, chicagotribune.com, "Rescuers clear hurdle in cave search for missing Thai boys," 1 July 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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mountainside

noun

English Language Learners Definition of mountainside

: the side of a mountain

mountainside

noun
moun·​tain·​side | \ˈmau̇n-tᵊn-ˌsīd \

Kids Definition of mountainside

: the side of a mountain

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