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mountain

noun [C]  us   /ˈmɑʊn·tən/

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.
Translations of “mountain”
in Arabic جَبَل…
in Korean 산…
in Malaysian gunung…
in French (de) montagne…
in Turkish dağ, dağ gibi bir şey, büyük yığın/küme…
in Italian montagna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巨大的山丘, (高)山,山嶽…
in Russian гора, груда…
in Polish góra…
in Vietnamese núi…
in Spanish montaña…
in Portuguese montanha…
in Thai ภูเขา…
in German der Berg, Gebirgs-…
in Catalan muntanya…
in Japanese 山…
in Indonesian gunung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巨大的山丘, 山,山岳…
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