Mountaineer



[moun-tn-eer] /ˌmaʊn tnˈɪər/

noun
1.
an inhabitant of a district.
2.
a climber of , especially for sport.
verb (used without object)
3.
to climb , especially for sport.
/ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪə/
noun
1.
a person who climbs mountains
2.
a person living in a mountainous area
verb
3.
(intransitive) to climb mountains
n.

c.1600, “dweller in mountains,” from mountain + -eer. Verb meaning “to be a mountain-climber” is from 1803.

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