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Spanish translation of “mountain”


noun /mauntən/
a high hill Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world (also adjective) a mountain stream. mountain bike noun a bicycle with wide tyres/tires for riding over rough ground. mountain birch noun a type of birch tree. mountain range noun a row of mountains. mountain ridge noun a long raised surface along the top of a mountain. mountaineer noun a person who climbs mountains, especially with skill, or as his occupation. mountaineering noun mountain-climbing. mountainous adjective full of mountains The country is very mountainous. mountainside noun the slope of a mountain The avalanche swept the climbers down the mountainside. mountain-top noun the summit of a mountain. make a mountain out of a molehill to exaggerate the importance of a problem. etc
hacer una montaña de un grano de arena
There’s no need to make a mountain out of a molehill.
(Definition of mountain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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