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 The mudslide early Saturday crashed down a mountainside into rows of houses following heavy rains that began several days ago. Fox News, 4 July 2021 The mudslide early Saturday crashed down a mountainside into rows of houses following heavy rains that began several days ago. Kantaro Komiya, ajc, 4 July 2021 Hernandez’s body was about 10 feet down the mountainside. Los Angeles Times, 7 July 2021 Footage shown on public broadcaster NHK TV showed the mudslide racing down a mountainside, devastating buildings and cars. NBC News, 3 July 2021 Look at the stones on the mountainside in Exodus at 2.04.34-49, for instance. John Archer, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2021 But then there are also towns that are really just clinging to the mountainside in this very precarious looking way. CBS News, 19 May 2021 Six days later, Alexander and Hedwig Diane Orlowski, a 23-year-old Army first lieutenant, were killed when their plane crashed into a mountainside on their return flight. Francine Uenuma, Time, 27 May 2021 Its Fordo enrichment site is also dug deep into a mountainside. Jon Gambrell, Star Tribune, 12 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of mountainside

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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25 Jul 2021

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“Mountainside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mountainside. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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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 How to pronounce mountainside (audio) \

Kids Definition of mountainside

: the side of a mountain

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