On the mountain, as on the planet, the god of mischief will continue to rule.
mountain sheep were everywhere, some sleeping by the road, some foraging, bells ringing from their necks as they moved.
And that mountain is to have a firm run completely by women.
We won't be "buried under a mountain of debt," Obama declared.
You are always reacting to and responding to the unexpected, and Francis knows he wants to keep climbing the mountain.
Returning to the mountain, the fairies, in a band, went with him to the great rock.
He wants to know what mysteries this mountain hides from his eyes.
It moved slowly, and in about five minutes disappeared behind a mountain.
His own life was as littered with hard deeds as the side of a mountain with boulders.
In some of the swamps at the base of the mountain grows Limnorchis leucostachys.
c.1200, from Old French montaigne (Modern French montagne), from Vulgar Latin *montanea "mountain, mountain region," noun use of fem. of *montaneus "of a mountain, mountainous," from Latin montanus "mountainous, of mountains," from mons (genitive montis) "mountain" (see mount (n.)).
Until 18c., applied to a fairly low elevation if it was prominent (e.g. Sussex Downs, the hills around Paris). As an adjective from late 14c. Mountain dew "raw and inferior whiskey" first recorded 1839; earlier a type of Scotch whiskey (1816); Jamieson's 1825 "Supplement" to his Scottish dictionary defines it specifically as "A cant term for Highland whisky that has paid no duty." Mountain-climber recorded from 1839; mountain-climbing from 1836.
A generally massive and usually steep-sided, raised portion of the Earth's surface. Mountains can occur as single peaks or as part of a long chain. They can form through volcanic activity, by erosion, or by uplift of the continental crust when two tectonic plates collide. The Himalayas, which are the highest mountains in the world, were formed when the plate carrying the landmass of India collided with the plate carrying the landmass of China.