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English definition of “mountain”


noun [C] (VERY LARGE HILL)    /ˈmaʊn.tɪn/ US  /-tən/
A2 a raised part of the Earth's surface , much larger than a hill , the top of which might be covered in snow : The Matterhorn is one of the biggest mountains in Europe . The Rockies are a mountain chain / range in the western USA . I'd love to go mountain- climbing . We're going to the mountains (= an area where there are mountains) for our holiday .Hills and mountains Grammar:Geographical places
(Definition of mountain noun (VERY LARGE HILL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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