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noun [C]  /ˈmɑʊn·tən/ us  

mountain noun [C] (HIGH PLACE)

a raised part of the earth’s surface, larger than a hill: the Blue Ridge Mountains We’re spending the weekend in the mountains (= an area with mountains). The Rockies form the biggest North American mountain range (= group of mountains).

mountain noun [C] (LARGE AMOUNT)

a large amount of something: I’ve got mountains of work to do. You’ll never eat that mountain of food.
(Definition of mountain from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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