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mountainous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mountainous  \Moun"tain*ous\,  a.  [F.  montagneux  L.  montaniosus.] 
  1.  Full  of  or  containing,  mountains;  as  the  mountainous 
  country  of  the  Swiss. 
 
  2.  Inhabiting  mountains.  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
 
  3.  Large  as  or  resembling,  a  mountain;  huge;  of  great  bulk; 
  as  a  mountainous  heap.  --Prior. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mountainous 
  adj  1:  having  hills  and  crags;  "hilly  terrain"  [syn:  {cragged},  {craggy}, 
  {hilly}] 
  2:  like  a  mountain  in  size  and  impressiveness;  "mountainous 
  waves";  "a  mountainous  dark  man" 
  3:  containing  many  mountains 




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