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mountain [ 'mauntin] n.山,山岳;山脉

mountain(s) ['mauntin] n. 山,山脉

上山下乡 (of educated urban youth) go and work in the countryside or mountain areas

山不在高,有仙则名 "No matter how high the mountain is, its name will spread far and wide if there is a fairy; "

《山海经》 the Classic of Mountains and Rivers

Mountain Bicycle 山地车

mountain bike---山地车

山不在高,有仙则名
"No matter how high the mountain is, its name will spread far and wide if there is a fairy; "

登山车 Mountain Bicycle

Climbing the mountain in winter is dangerous.
冬季登这座山很危险。

As we drove into the mountains, the radio signal faded.
当我们驶进山区时,无线电信号渐渐减弱了。

It's fashionable to go to the mountains for holidays.
去山里度假成了时髦的事儿。

There was a lack of oxygen at the top of the mountain.
山顶上缺氧。

When young, he lived in a very poor mountain village in northwestern China.
年轻时, 他住在中国西北部一个十分贫穷的山村里。

They have made an ambitious attempt to climb the dangerous mountain.
他们极想攀登这座险峻的高山。

There is a clear-cut shape of the mountains against the blue sky.
在蓝天的映衬下, 群山轮廓分明。

The eagle is soaring over the mountains.
老鹰在山巅翱翔。

You can see the bold outline of the mountain against the blue sky.
你可以看到在蓝天衬托下山脉的清晰轮廓。

Mountains and lakes are the main features of the landscape of Wales.
山峦和湖泊是威尔士景色中的主要特色。

Which do you prefer, fishing or mountain-climbing?
钓鱼和登山,你更喜欢哪一个?
Neither.
一个都不喜欢。

It is a very beautiful country with many mountains.
这是一个多山的美丽国度。

He led them down the mountain. 他带他们下山。

I live among the mountains.
我住在群山之中。

We looked down from the mountain to the valley below.
我们从山上俯瞰下面的山谷。

They crossed the mountains and travelled to the valleys beyond.
他们越过群山,到了那边的山谷。

We go to climb mountains every Sunday.
每个星期天我们都去爬山。

We can see the mountain from the distance.
我们从远处就可以看到那座山。

In the early morning light we could just see the dark forms of the mountains.
在晨曦中,我们仅能看到群山的轮廓。

The mountain is 3500 meters high.
这座山有3500米高。

Winter is the best time for hunting in mountain areas.
冬季是山区狩猎的最佳时间。

The top of this mountain is three kilometers above the sea level.
这座山的山顶海拔三千米高。

He looks down from the top of the mountain to the valley far below.
他从山顶向下眺望下面幽深的山谷。

We must go over the mountain.
我们必须越过那座山。

The mountain tops are covered with snow.
白雪覆盖着山顶。

您是哪里人?
Where are you from?
My country has a lot of mountains... (我的家乡有很多山……)
Oh, yeah? Where are you from? (哦,是吗?您是哪儿人?)
Where are you from? (您是哪里人?)
I'm from Japan. (我是日本人。)

Behind the mountains there are people to be found.
天外有天,山外有山。

Faith moves mountains.
精诚所至,金石为开。

Faith will move mountains.
精诚所至,金石为开。

Friends may meet, but mountains never greet.
朋友可相逢,高山永分离。

If you remove stone by stone, even a mountain will be levelled.
一块一块把石移,高山也可变平地。

Men may meet but mountains never.
人生何处不相逢。

Mountains look beautiful from a distance.
远处看山山更美。

The morning to the mountain the evening to the fountain.
凡是都有一定时间。

The mountain has brought forth a mouse.
虎头蛇尾。

Who has no haste in his business mountains to him seem valleys.
做事不急,履险如夷。

To plan a mountain climbing expedition.计划登山探险。

make a mountain out of a nolehill 小题大做;言过其实

高山病 mountain sickness

隘口 [ài kǒu] /(mountain) pass/

安第斯山 [ān dì sī shān] /the Andes mountain range/

逼上梁山 [bī shàng liáng shān] /be driven to join the Liangshan Mountain rebels/be driven to revolt/be forced to do something desperate/

魑 [chī] /mountain elf/

崔 [cuī] /(surname)/high mountain/precipitous/

嵯 [cuó] /lofty (as of mountain)/

岱 [dài] /name of a mountain in Shandong/

峨 [é] /lofty/name of a mountain/

崮 [gù] /(element in mountain names)/

关 [guān] /(surname)/mountain pass/to close/to shut/to turn off/to concern/to involve/

崞 [guō] /name of a mountain/

华 [huà] /(surname)/name of a mountain/

火焰山 [huǒ yàn shān] /the Mountain of Flames/

嵇 [jī] /(surname)/name of a mountain/

涧 [jiàn] /mountain stream/

开门见山 [kāi mén jiàn shān] /to get right to the point/to open the door and see the mountain/

岢 [kě] /name of a mountain/

崆 [kōng] /name of a mountain/

岿 [kuī] /high and mighty (of mountain)/hilly/

昆 [kūn] /Kunlun mountains/

昆仑山 [kūn lún shān] /Mt. Kunlun/Kunlun (Karakorum) mountain range/

崃 [lái] /name of a mountain in Sichuan/

岚 [lán] /mist/name of a mountain/

崂 [láo] /name of a mountain in Shandong/

陵 [líng] /mound/tomb/hill/mountain/

岭 [lǐng] /mountain range/

嵝 [lǒu] /mountain peak/

峦 [luán] /mountain ranges/

仑 [lún] /koulkun mountains/

脉 [mài] /mountain range/pulse/

嵋 [méi] /name of a mountain in Sichuan/

岍 [qiān] /name of a mountain/

青山州 [qīng shān zhōu] /Vermont (green mountain state)/

山 [shān] /mountain/hill/

山峰 [shān fēng] /(mountain) peak/

山沟 [shān gōu] /(n) valley; gully/(n) mountain region/

山河 [shān hé] /(n) the mountains and rivers; country's land/

山脚 [shān jiǎo] /foot of a mountain/

山岭 [shān lǐng] /(n) mountain ridge; spine of the mountains/

山脉 [shān mài] /mountain range/

山区 [shān qū] /mountain area/

山头 [shān tóu] /(n) mountain top/

山腰 [shān yāo] /(n) mountain waist; the area half way up a mountain/

崧 [sōng] /lofty/name of a mountain in Henan/

嵩 [sōng] /lofty/name of a mountain in Henan/

泰山 [tài shān] /Taishan (mountain)/

峒 [tóng] /name of a mountain/

岫 [xiù] /cave/mountain peak/

崦 [yān] /name of a mountain in Gansu/

嶷 [yí] /name of a mountain in Hunan/

庾 [yǔ] /(surname)/name of a mountain/

岳 [yuè] /(surname)/mountain/wife's father/

岳 [yuè] /mountain/

嵫 [zī] /name of a mountain in Gansu/

陬 [zōu] /corner/foot of mountain/

Moreover, demographers see the continuing shift south and west as joined by a related but newer phenomenon: More and more, Americans apparently are looking not just for places with more jobs but with fewer people, too. Some instances —
而且,人口学家发现,向南部和向西部的不断迁移还伴随着一种相关却又较新的现象:越来越多的美国人显然不再仅仅寻找有更多工作机会的地方,也在寻找人口稀少的地方。例证如下:
● Regionally, the Rocky Mountain states reported the most rapid growth rate — 37.1 percent since 1970 in a vast area with only 5 percent of the US population.
从区域上看,洛基山脉各州上报了自1970年以来最高的人口增长率——37.1%,而以前这片广阔的土地上的人口仅占美国总人口的5%。
● Among states, Nevada and Arizona grew fastest of all: 63.5 and 53.1 percent respectively. Except for Florida and Texas, the top 10 in rate of growth is composed of Western states with 7.5 million people — about 9 per square mile.
从各州情况看,内华达和亚利桑那是增长最快的两个州:其增长率分别为63.5%和53.1%。除了佛罗里达州和得克萨斯州外,处于人口增长率前10位的都是西部各州,共有750万人——每平方英里约9个人。

{adj: Balkan} of or denoting or relating to the Balkan countries or their inhabitants or the Balkan peninsula or the Balkan Mountains

{adj: Iranian, Persian} of or relating to Iran or its people or language or culture
"Iranian mountains"
"Iranian security police"

{adj: Kashmiri} of or relating to or characteristic of Kashmir or its people or culture
"the Kashmiri mountains"
"Kashmiri love poems"

{adj: Kenyan} of or relating to or characteristic of Kenya or its people
"Kenyan mountains"

{adj: Lebanese} of or relating to or characteristic of Lebanon or its people
"Lebanese mountains"

{adj: Nepalese, Nepali} of or pertaining to or characteristic of Nepal or its people or language or culture
"Nepalese troops massed at the border"
"Nepali mountains are among the highest in the world"
"the different Nepali words for `rice'"

{adj: Pakistani} of or relating to Pakistan or its people or language
"Pakistani mountain passes"
"Pakistani soldiers"

{adj: Rocky Mountain} of or relating to or located on the Rocky Mountains

{adj: Rwandan, Ruandan} of or pertaining to Rwanda
"Rwandan mountains"

{adj: Scots, Scottish, Scotch} of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language
"Scots Gaelic"
"the Scots community in New York"
"`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"
"`Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'"

{adj: Yemeni} of or relating to or characteristic of Yemen or its inhabitants
"Yemeni mountains"

{adj: adjacent} near or close to but not necessarily touching
"lands adjacent to the mountains"
"New York and adjacent cities"

{adj: alone, lone, lonely, solitary} lacking companions or companionship
"he was alone when we met him"
"she is alone much of the time"
"the lone skier on the mountain"
"a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel"
"a lonely soul"
"a solitary traveler"

{adj: bracing, brisk, energizing, energising, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic} imparting vitality and energy
"the bracing mountain air"

{adj: capped} covered as if with a cap or crown especially of a specified kind
"cloud-capped mountains"
"brown-capped mushrooms"
"snow-capped peaks"

{adj: cismontane} on this (the speaker's) side of the mountains
"a contest in Virginia between a cismontane and a tramontane people"
<-> tramontane

{adj: collateral} situated or running side by side
"collateral ridges of mountains"

{adj: conic, conical, conelike, cone-shaped} relating to or resembling a cone
"conical mountains"
"conelike fruit"

{adj: crude, primitive, rude} belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness
"the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"
"primitive movies of the 1890s"
"primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"

{adj: curative, healing, alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic} tending to cure or restore to health
"curative powers of herbal remedies"
"her gentle healing hand"
"remedial surgery"
"a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"
"a therapeutic agent"
"therapeutic diets"

{adj: difficult} requiring much effort and trouble
"the mountain climb was long, steep, and difficult"

{adj: eminent, lofty, soaring, towering} of imposing height; especially standing out above others
"an eminent peak"
"lofty mountains"
"the soaring spires of the cathedral"
"towering icebergs"

{adj: encompassing, surrounding, circumferent} closely encircling
"encompassing mountain ranges"
"the surrounding countryside"

{adj: exhilarating, stimulating} making lively and cheerful
"the exhilarating effect of mountain air"

{adj: far-flung, widespread} distributed over a considerable extent
"far-flung trading operations"
"the West's far-flung mountain ranges"
"widespread nuclear fallout"

{adj: faraway, far-off} very far away in space or time
"faraway mountains"
"the faraway future"
"troops landing on far-off shores"
"far-off happier times"

{adj: hairy} hazardous and frightening
"hairy moments in the mountains"

{adj: harebrained, insane, mad} very foolish
"harebrained ideas"
"took insane risks behind the wheel"
"a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"

{adj: healthy, salubrious, good for you} promoting health; healthful
"a healthy diet"
"clean healthy air"
"plenty of healthy sleep"
"healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy"
"the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis
"carrots are good for you"

{adj: high} (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')
"a high mountain"
"high ceilings"
"high buildings"
"a high forehead"
"a high incline"
"a foot high"
<-> low

{adj: huge, immense, vast, Brobdingnagian} unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
"huge government spending"
"huge country estates"
"huge popular demand for higher education"
"a huge wave"
"the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"
"immense numbers of birds"
"at vast (or immense) expense"
"the vast reaches of outer space"
"the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

{adj: indecisive} not clearly defined
"indecisive boundaries running through mountains"

{adj: inhospitable} unfavorable to life or growth
"the barren inhospitable desert"
"inhospitable mountain areas"
<-> hospitable

{adj: invigorating} imparting strength and vitality
"the invigorating mountain air"
<-> debilitating

{adj: lamplit} lighted by a lamp
"our lamplit mountain retreat"

{adj: mountainous} containing many mountains

{adj: mountainous} like a mountain in size and impressiveness
"mountainous waves"
"a mountainous dark man"

{adj: pristine} completely free from dirt or contamination
"pristine mountain snow"

{adj: rare, rarefied, rarified} having low density
"rare gasses"
"lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"

{adj: running} (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream
"as mountain stream with freely running water"
"hovels without running water"
<-> standing

{adj: scalable} capable of being scaled; possible to scale
"the scalable slope of a mountain"
<-> unscalable

{adj: serried} (especially of rows as of troops or mountains) pressed together
"in serried ranks"

{adj: snow-capped} (of mountains) capped with a covering of snow

{adj: tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminous} marked by repeated turns and bends
"a tortuous road up the mountain"
"winding roads are full of surprises"
"had to steer the car down a twisty track"

{adj: tramontane, transmontane} on or coming from the other side of the mountains (from the speaker)
"the transmontane section of the state"
"tramontane winds"
<-> cismontane

{adj: truncate, truncated} terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off
"a truncate leaf"
"truncated volcanic mountains"
"a truncated pyramid"

{adj: unapproachable, unreachable, unreached, out of reach} inaccessibly located or situated
"an unapproachable chalet high in the mountains"
"an unreachable canyon"
"the unreachable stars"

{adj: unskilled} not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency
"unskilled in the art of rhetoric"
"an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"
"unskilled labor"
"workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"
"unskilled workmanship"
<-> skilled

{adj: unsullied} spotlessly clean and fresh
"the unsullied snow of mountains"

{adj: vicarious} experienced at secondhand
"read about mountain climbing and felt vicarious excitement"

{adj: visible, seeable} capable of being seen; or open to easy view
"a visible object"
"visible stars"
"mountains visible in the distance"
"a visible change of expression"
"visible files"
<-> invisible

{adj: volcanic} relating to or produced by or consisting of volcanoes
"volcanic steam"
"volcanic islands such as Iceland"
"a volcanic cone is a conical mountain or hill built up of material from volcanic eruptions"

{adv: all the way, the whole way} to the goal
"she climbed the mountain all the way"

{adv: enterprisingly} in an enterprising manner
"`Let's go up that mountain,' she said enterprisingly"

{adv: gamely} in a plucky manner
"he was seen by a shepherd, gamely negotiating a particularly tricky section of the mountain road to San Doloroso"

{adv: immovably} so as to be incapable of moving
"the mountains brooded immovably above the river"

{adv: inaccessibly} in an inaccessible manner
"located inaccessibly on the top of a mountain"

{adv: incredibly, improbably, implausibly, unbelievably} not easy to believe
"behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains"
<-> believably, credibly

{adv: long ago, long since, lang syne} of the distant or comparatively distant past
"We met once long ago"
"they long ago forsook their nomadic life"
"left for work long ago"
"he has long since given up mountain climbing"
"This name has long since been forgotten"
"lang syne" is Scottish

{adv: mistily} in a misty manner
"the summits of the mountains were mistily purple"

{adv: precipitously} abruptly; in a precipitous manner
"the mountains rose precipitously from the shore"

{adv: unobtrusively} in an unobtrusive manner
"messengers were moving unobtrusively over the jet-black mountain ranges, bearing confidential tidings from sheikhdom to sheikhdom"
<-> obtrusively

{n: Aconcagua} the highest mountain in the western hemisphere; located in the Andes in western Argentina (22,834 feet high)

{n: Adam's Peak, Samanala} a mountain peak in south central Sri Lanka (7,360 feet high)

{n: Adams, Mount Adams} a mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high)

{n: Adirondacks, Adirondack Mountains} a mountain range in northeastern New York State; a popular resort area

{n: Admiralty Range} mountains in Antarctica north of Victoria Land

{n: Alaska Range} a mountain range in south central Alaska; contains Mount McKinley

{n: Alleghenies, Allegheny Mountains} the western part of the Appalachian Mountains; extending from northern Pennsylvania to southwestern Virginia

{n: Allegheny spurge, Allegheny mountain spurge, Pachysandra procumbens} low semi-evergreen perennial herb having small spikes of white or pinkish flowers; native to southern United States but grown elsewhere

{n: Alpine anemone, mountain anemone, Anemone tetonensis} silky-foliaged herb of the Rocky Mountains with bluish-white flowers

{n: Alpine fir, subalpine fir, Abies lasiocarpa} medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown

{n: Alpine lady fern, Athyrium distentifolium} a lady fern with deeply cut leaf segments; found in the Rocky Mountains

{n: Alpine mouse-ear, Arctic mouse-ear, Cerastium alpinum} widespread in Arctic and on mountains in Europe

{n: Alpinism} mountain climbing (not restricted to the Alps)

{n: Alps, the Alps} a large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction

{n: Altai Mountains, Altay Mountains} a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousand miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern China

{n: American magpie, Pica pica hudsonia} a magpie of Rocky Mountains in North America

{n: American mountain ash, Sorbus americana} a variety of mountain ash

{n: American watercress, mountain watercress, Cardamine rotundifolia} mat-forming perennial found in cold springs of the eastern United States

{n: Ancohuma} a mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (20,960 feet high)

{n: Andes} a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast

{n: Annapurna, Anapurna} a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,500 feet high)

{n: Apennines} a mountain range extending the length of the Italian peninsula

{n: Aplodontia, genus Aplodontia} type genus of the Aplodontiidae: comprising the mountain beavers

{n: Aplodontiidae, family Aplodontiidae} mountain beavers

{n: Appalachians, Appalachian Mountains} a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico; a historic barrier to early westward expansion of the United States

{n: Appalachia} an impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains (from Pennsylvania to North Carolina)

{n: Ararat, Mount Ararat, Mt. Ararat} the mountain peak that Noah's ark landed on as the waters of the great flood receded

{n: Arches National Park} a national park in Utah including mountains and the Colorado River gorge and huge rock formations caused by erosion

{n: Arkansas, Arkansas River} a river that rises in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and flows southeast through Kansas and Oklahoma and through Arkansas to become a tributary of the Mississippi River

{n: Asheville} a town in western North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains west of Charlotte

{n: Atlas Mountains} a mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara Desert; extends from southwestern Morocco to northern Tunisia

{n: Atlas cedar, Cedrus atlantica} tall Algerian evergreen of Atlas mountains with blue-green leaves; widely planted as an ornamental

{n: Australian Alps} a range of mountains in Australia that forms the southern end of the Great Dividing Range

{n: Balkan Peninsula, Balkans} a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range

{n: Balkans, Balkan Mountains, Balkan Mountain Range} the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula

{n: Bauhinia, genus Bauhinia} mountain ebony, orchid tree

{n: Berkshires, Berkshire Hills} a low mountain range in western Massachusetts; a resort area

{n: Bernese mountain dog} large powerful long-haired black-coated Swiss dog with deep tan or russet markings on legs and white blaze and feet and chest marking; formerly used for draft

{n: Big Bend National Park} a large national park in Texas featuring mountains and desert and canyons and wildlife

{n: Black Hills} mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming; sacred to the Sioux (whites settling in the Black Hills led to the Battle of Little Bighorn); site of Mount Rushmore

{n: Black Hills} mountains in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming

{n: Blacksburg} a university town in southwestern Virginia (west of Roanoke) in the Allegheny Mountains

{n: Blida} a city in northern Algeria at the foot of the Atlas Mountains southwest of Algiers

{n: Blue Mountain tea, sweet goldenrod, Solidago odora} goldenrod of eastern America having aromatic leaves from which a medicinal tea is made

{n: Blue Ridge Mountains, Blue Ridge} a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia

{n: Bonete} a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,546 feet high)

{n: Boulder} a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town

{n: Brenner Pass} an Alpine mountain pass connecting Innsbruck in Austria with Bolzano in Italy that has long been a route for trade and for invasions

{n: Cacalia, genus Cacalia} genus of tall smooth herbs of forested mountains of Europe and Asia minor; in some classifications includes many plants usually placed in genus Emilia

{n: Cachi} a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,047 feet high)

{n: California laurel, California bay tree, Oregon myrtle, pepperwood, spice tree, sassafras laurel, California olive, mountain laurel, Umbellularia californica} Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood

{n: California single-leaf pinyon, Pinus californiarum} very small tree similar to Rocky mountain pinon but having a single needle per fascicle; similar to Parry's pinyon in range

{n: Cambrian Mountains} a rugged plateau that runs north to south through central Wales

{n: Cantabrian Mountains} a range of mountains in northern Spain along the coast of the Bay of Biscay

{n: Carpathians, Carpathian Mountains} a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania; a popular resort area

{n: Cascades, Cascade Range, Cascade Mountains} a mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern California; a part of the Coast Range

{n: Catskills, Catskill Mountains} a range of the Appalachians west of the Hudson in southeastern New York; includes many popular resort areas

{n: Caucasia, Caucasus} a large region between the Black and Caspian seas that contains the Caucasus Mountains; oil is its major resource

{n: Caucasus, Caucasus Mountains} the mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and Asia

{n: Changtzu} a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (24,780 feet high)

{n: Chechnya, Chechenia, Chechen Republic} an autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia; declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in the largely Muslim republic

{n: Cherokee} a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living in the Appalachian Mountains but now chiefly in Oklahoma

{n: Chilean rimu, Lepidothamnus fonkii} about the hardiest Podocarpaceae species; prostrate spreading shrub similar to mountain rimu; mountains of southern Chile

{n: Chimborazo} a mountain peak in the Andes in Ecuador (20,560 feet high)

{n: Coast Range, Coast Mountains} a string of mountain ranges along the Pacific coast of North America from southeastern Alaska to Lower California

{n: Colorado Plateau} a large plateau south and west of the Rocky Mountains; abuts mountains on the north and east and ends in an escarpment overlooking lowlands to the south and west; the Grand Canyon is carved out of the southwestern corner

{n: Colorado Springs} a city in east central Colorado on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains; popular tourist center and site of the United States Air Force Academy

{n: Colorado potato beetle, Colorado beetle, potato bug, potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata} black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; now worldwide

{n: Colorado, Centennial State, CO} a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains

{n: Colorado, Colorado River} an important river in the southwestern United States; rises in the Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado and flows southwest through Utah into Arizona (where it flows through the Grand Canyon) and then southward through the southern tip of Nevada, then forming the border between California and Arizona and finally into Mexico where it empties into the Gulf of California; the main source of water in the southwestern United States

{n: Communism Peak, Mount Communism, Stalin Peak, Mount Garmo} the highest mountain peak in the Pamir Mountains; near the Chinese border in northeastern Tajikistan (24,590 feet high)

{n: Coropuna} a mountain peak in the Andes in Peru (21,083 feet high)

{n: Cumberland Gap} a pass through the Cumberland Mountains between Virginia and Kentucky that early settlers used in order to move west

{n: Cumberland Mountains, Cumberland Plateau} the southwestern part of the Appalachians

{n: Dhaulagiri} a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (26,820 feet high)

{n: Donner Pass} a mountain pass in northeastern California near Lake Tahoe; site where in 1844 some members of an emigrant party survived by eating those who had died

{n: Druze, Druse} an adherent of an esoteric monotheistic religious sect living in the relative security of the mountains of Syria and Lebanon who believes that Al-hakim was an incarnation of God
"a Druze is permitted to conform outwardly to the faith of the unbelievers among whom he lives"

{n: Dryas, genus Dryas} mountain avens

{n: El Libertador} a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,047 feet high)

{n: El Muerto} a mountain peak in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (21,457 feet high)

{n: Engelmann spruce, Engelmann's spruce, Picea engelmannii} tall spruce of Rocky Mountains and British Columbia with blue-green needles and acutely conic crown; wood used for rough lumber and boxes

{n: European parsley fern, mountain parsley fern, Cryptogramma crispa} fern of Europe and Asia Minor having short slender rhizome and densely tufted bright green fronds resembling parsley

{n: Everest, Mount Everest, Mt. Everest} a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high)

{n: Fresno} a city in south central California in the San Joaquin Valley; center of an important agricultural area and gateway to the Sierra Nevada Mountains

{n: Fuji, Mount Fuji, Fujiyama, Fujinoyama, Fuji-san} an extinct volcano in south central Honshu that is the highest peak in Japan; last erupted in 1707; famous for its symmetrical snow-capped peak; a sacred mountain and site for pilgrimages

{n: Galan} a mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (21,654 feet high)

{n: Gasherbrum} a mountain in northern Kashmir (26,470 feet high)

{n: Gentianopsis thermalis, Gentiana thermalis} small blue-flowered fringed gentian of western United States (Rocky Mountains) especially around hot springs in Yellowstone National Park

{n: Georgia, Sakartvelo} a republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991

{n: Gosainthan} a mountain in the Himalayas in Tibet (26,290 feet high)

{n: Grand Teton National Park} a national park in Wyoming featuring mountains

{n: Grand Teton} a mountain peak in northwestern Wyoming; the highest peak in the Teton Range (13,766 feet high)

{n: Great Divide} that part of the continental divide formed by the Rocky Mountains in the United States

{n: Great Dividing Range, Eastern Highlands} a mountain range running along the eastern coast of Australia

{n: Great Smoky Mountains National Park} a national park in Tennessee and North Carolina that includes the highest mountain in the eastern United States

{n: Great Smoky Mountains} part of the Appalachians between North Carolina and Tennessee

{n: Green Mountains} a range of the Appalachian Mountains that extends from south to north through Vermont

{n: Guadalupe Mountains National Park} a national park in Texas that has the highest point in Texas; includes desert wilderness and the ancient Apache hunting grounds

{n: Guadalupe Mountains} a mountain range in southern New Mexico and western Texas; the southern extension of the Sacramento Mountains

{n: Handies Peak} a mountain peak in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado (14,048 feet high)

{n: Helwingia, genus Helwingia} deciduous dioecious shrubs native to woodland thickets in low mountains in Japan

{n: Himalayan lilac, Syringa emodi} robust upright shrub of mountains of northern India having oblong-elliptic leaves and pale lilac or white malodorous flowers

{n: Himalayas, Himalaya Mountains, Himalaya} a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain

{n: Hindu Kush, Hindu Kush Mountains} a mountain range extending west of the Himalayas

{n: Hmong, Miao} a people living traditionally in mountain villages in southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam and Laos and Thailand; many have emigrated to the United States

{n: Huambo, Nova Lisboa} a city in the mountains in western Angola

{n: Huascaran} a mountain in the Andes in Peru (22,205 feet high)

{n: Hubbard, Mount Hubbard} a mountain peak in southeastern Alaska that is part of the Coast Range (14,950 feet high)

{n: Hunan, Hunan province} a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang; noted for its timber and valuable mineral resources

{n: Iberia} an ancient geographical region south of the Caucasus Mountains that corresponded approximately to the present-day Georgia

{n: Idaho, Gem State, ID} a state in the Rocky Mountains

{n: Illampu} a mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (20,870 feet high)

{n: Illimani} a mountain peak in the Andes in Bolivia (21,201 feet high)

{n: Irtish, Irtish River, Irtysh, Irtysh River} an Asian river that rises in the Altai Mountains in northern China and flows generally northwest to become a tributary of the Ob River

{n: Isle of Skye} an island of northwestern Scotland noted for its rugged mountain scenery

{n: K2, Godwin Austen, Mount Godwin Austen, Dapsang} a mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in northern Kashmir; the 2nd highest peak in the world (28,250 feet high)

{n: Kamet} a mountain in the Himalayas in northern India (25,450 feet high)

{n: Kanchenjunga, Mount Kanchenjunga, Kanchanjanga, Kinchinjunga} a mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,208 feet high)

{n: Karakoram, Karakoram Range, Karakorum Range, Mustagh, Mustagh Range} a mountain range in northern Kashmir; an extension of the Hindu Kush; contains the 2nd highest peak

{n: Katmai National Park} a national park in Alaska featuring mountains

{n: Kenai Fjords National Park} a national park in Alaska having mountains and whale watching and ancient Indian copper mines

{n: Kennesaw Mountain} battle of the American Civil War (1864); Union forces under William Tecumseh Sherman were repulsed by Confederate troops under Joseph Eggleston Johnston

{n: Khyber Pass} a mountain pass of great strategic and commercial value in the Hindu Kush on the border between northern Pakistan and western Afghanistan; a route by which invaders entered India

{n: King William pine, Athrotaxis selaginoides} evergreen of Tasmanian mountains having sharp-pointed leaves the curve inward

{n: Kivu, Lake Kivu} a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda

{n: Kobuk Valley National Park} a national park in Alaska having mountains and forests and tundra and sand dunes and archeological sites

{n: Kunlun, Kunlan Shan, Kunlun Mountains, Kuenlun, Kuenlun Mountains} a mountain range in western China that extends eastward from the Indian border for 1000 miles

{n: Lake District, Lakeland} a popular tourist area in northwestern England including England's largest lake and highest mountain

{n: Lassen Volcanic National Park} a national park in California having mountains and volcanic lakes and hot springs

{n: Laudo} a mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (20,997 feet high)

{n: Leichtlin's camas, Camassia leichtlinii} camas found to the west of Cascade Mountains

{n: Leon} a city in northwestern Spain at the foot of the Cantabrian Mountains

{n: Lhotse} a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (27,890 feet high)

{n: Limousin} a region of central France west of the Auvergne mountains

{n: Llullaillaco} a mountain in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (22,057 feet high)

{n: Logan, Mount Logan} a mountain peak in the St. Elias Range in the southwestern Yukon Territory in Canada (19,850 feet high)

{n: Louisiana Purchase} territory in the western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million; extends from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada


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