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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 easy rain of two days ended in a heavy downpour and a deluge of water on the mountainside above.

    The Spell of the Rockies Enos A. Mills
  • For one breath there was an appalling silence on the mountainside.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow
  • On that one train the regular fireman had been snowbound at his home upon the mountainside.

    The Modern Railroad Edward Hungerford
  • Bruce straightened up in astonishment and stared at the mountainside.

    The Man from the Bitter Roots Caroline Lockhart
  • And of course the wind may play pranks with the parachute–drift it away down the mountainside!

    Pemrose Lorry, Camp Fire Girl Isabel Katherine Hornibrook

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