Mountainous



[moun-tn-uh s] /ˈmaʊn tn əs/

adjective
1.
abounding in :
a mountainous wilderness.
2.
of the nature of a .
3.
resembling a or , as being very large and high:
mountainous waves.
/ˈmaʊntɪnəs/
adjective
1.
of or relating to mountains: a mountainous region
2.
like a mountain, esp in size or impressiveness
adj.

late 14c., from Old French montagneux, from Vulgar Latin *montaneosus “mountainous,” from *montanea (see mountain).

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Mountain-oyster

    noun 1. the testis of a calf, sheep, pig, etc., used as food.

  • Mountain papaya

    noun See babáco



  • Mountain pose

    noun in yoga, standing with arms straight down one’s sides for balance and alignment; also called tadasana Examples Mountain pose is often a starting position in a yogic routine.

  • Mountain-range

    noun 1. a series of more or less connected mountains ranged in a line. 2. a series of mountains, or of more or less parallel lines of mountains, closely related, as in origin. 3. an area in which the greater part of the land surface is in considerable degree of slope, upland summits are small […]



Disclaimer: Mountainous definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.