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English noun: mountain

1. mountain (object) a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill


Synonymsmount


Broader (hypernym)elevation, natural elevation


Narrower (hyponym)alp, ben, seamount, volcano


Instance hyponymBlack Hills


Part holonymmountain peak, mountainside, versant

2. mountain (quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent


SamplesA batch of letters.
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.


Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad


Broader (hypernym)large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity


Narrower (hyponym)deluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent









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