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mountain

noun

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1 an elevation of land higher than a hill
  • my cousin likes to climb mountains just because she can

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2 a considerable amount
  • receives a mountain of mail every year for the holidays

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3 a quantity of things thrown or stacked on one another
  • he piled a mountain of mashed potatoes on his plate

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The first known use of mountain was in the 13th century

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“Mountain.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mountain. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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