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Noun: mountain  mawn-t(i)n
  1. A land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    - mount
     
  2. (often followed by 'of') a large number, amount or extent
    "a mountain of letters";
    - batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle [archaic], mint, muckle, passel [US], peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, bunch

Derived forms: mountains

Type of: elevation, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, natural elevation

Encyclopedia: Mountain, WI