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Meaning of MOUNTAINOUS

Pronunciation:  'mawntnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  containing many mountains
  2. [adj]  like a mountain in size and impressiveness; "mountainous waves"; "a mountainous dark man"
  3. [adj]  having hills and crags; "hilly terrain"
 

MOUNTAINOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: big, cragged, craggy, highland(a), hilly, large, rough, unsmooth, upland
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Moun"tain*ous\, a. [F. montagneux, L. montaniosus.]
1. Full of, or containing, mountains; as, the mountainous
   country of the Swiss.

2. Inhabiting mountains. [Obs.] --Bacon.

3. Large as, or resembling, a mountain; huge; of great bulk;
   as, a mountainous heap. --Prior.

 
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