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[moun-tn-sahyd] /ˈmaʊn tnˌsaɪd/
the side or slope of a mountain.
Origin of mountainside
1300-50; Middle English. See mountain, side1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The single wooden water line from a mountainside spring supplied the buildings with water.
  • The coca bushes, distinguished by their pale green leaves, have been neatly planted in lines marching up the mountainside.
  • One of the fire's legacies is a scarred, deforested mountainside that dominates the view to the north.
  • My bags spilled down the mountainside or were crushed beneath the pickup.
  • All told, a cubic kilometer of ash slammed its way down the mountainside.
  • Daily he docs the milking and makes cheese in a one-room mountainside dairy.
  • It may not be apparent at first glance, but this mountainside is revealing an interesting stratigraphic pattern.
  • There is also a collection of enormous hangars and subterranean barracks carved out of the mountainside.
  • There are numerous options around the island, including farmhouses and homes in beachside and mountainside villages.
  • Mole rats have a wide geographical distribution and can live below sea level or high on mountainside plains.

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