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English definition of “mountain”

mountain

noun [C] (LARGE AMOUNT)    /ˈmaʊn.tɪn/ US  /-tən/
UK a large amount of food that is stored instead of being sold, so that prices for it do not fall: a grain mountainMasses and large amounts of things a mountain of sth C2 a large amount of something: I've got a mountain of work to do.Masses and large amounts of things Grammar:Geographical placesSee more
(Definition of mountain noun (LARGE AMOUNT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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