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mountaineer

[moun-tn-eer] /ˌmaʊn tnˈɪər/
noun
1.
an inhabitant of a mountainous district.
2.
a climber of mountains, especially for sport.
verb (used without object)
3.
to climb mountains, especially for sport.
Origin of mountaineer
1600-1610
1600-10; mountain + -eer
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mountaineer

/ˌmaʊntɪˈnɪə/
noun
1.
a person who climbs mountains
2.
a person living in a mountainous area
verb
3.
(intransitive) to climb mountains
Derived Forms
mountaineering, noun
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Word Origin and History for mountaineer
n.

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

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