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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
mountain
noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a coastal/desert/mountain etc environment
▪ The storm caused significant damage to the coastal environment.
a mountain belt (=a long and wide area of mountains)
▪ mountain belts such as the Himalayas
a mountain bike (=a strong bicycle for riding over rough ground)
▪ They went out for a country ride on their mountain bikes.
a mountain chain
▪ The town of Besançon lies at the end of the Jura mountain chain.
a mountain peak
▪ All around are the spectacular mountain peaks of the Jungfrau region.
a mountain resort
▪ mountain resorts in Colorado
a mountain road
▪ A lot of concentration is needed on the narrow mountain roads.
a mountain/hilltop village
▪ The paths lead to picturesque mountain villages.
distant mountains/hills
▪ From here, you can look out to the distant hills.
mountain ash
mountain bike
mountain board
mountain goat
mountain guide
▪ an experienced mountain guide
mountain lion
mountain scenery
▪ This fascinating village is surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery.
mountain/mountainous country
▪ a vast stretch of mountain country
rock/mountain climbing
the sea/mountain/country air
▪ the salty smell of the sea air
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
distant
▪ The sun was setting on the tops of the distant mountains.
▪ Over the valley, a full moon was rising, and a chill wind was blowing down from the distant mountains.
▪ The city fans upwards from the coast, its white towers climbing gracefully into the foothills of the distant mountains.
▪ Still others were as darkly blue as distant mountains.
▪ The only things to break the dusty tedium are distant mountains, ragged scars on the horizon.
▪ Clouds like brassy cauliflowers form over the steel-blue blades of the distant mountain range that borders the plain.
▪ Then the sun is gone and it's suddenly cold and the distant mountains are their night time black cut-out.
great
▪ Seafarers who landed there thought they saw a great chain of mountains and heard the roaring of lions from them.
▪ They see the lifeless briefs heaped upon their benches like great mountains in stark black and white.
▪ What she needed was to sleep, and she tried to suppress the great mountain of self-pity that threatened to swamp her.
▪ We moved on our hunting grounds from the Minnesota to the Platte and from the Mississippi to the great mountains.
▪ It is like a man who storms up to the top of a great mountain and then just drops down.
▪ Early on, studies of the equatorial regions revealed great volcanic mountain systems and several apparent large impact craters.
▪ But the great mountains are different.
▪ At last he came, hideous and huge, tall as a great mountain crag.
high
▪ Even when besieged by the Romans, they built a mikva at the top of a high mountain in the desert.
▪ The one lingering question this year is when the high mountain wilderness areas will become accessible.
▪ An entire society was uprooted and destroyed, vanishing into the high mountains never to return.
▪ The might of water overwhelmed dark earth, over the summits of the highest mountains.
▪ Food is at its most plentiful during the short summer months, when the snow melts to uncover the higher mountain pastures.
▪ The torrents are loosening high mountain rocks and soil, and are washing downstream with the gravel tiny flakes of gold.
▪ There are undoubtedly higher mountains to climb, but something tells me underneath that Beatle wig lies a trace of genius.
▪ But listen, if you lived a nomad's life wandering the high mountains you would understand.
■ NOUN
area
▪ In mountain areas use motorised transport sparingly and park considerately.
▪ In general, the mountain areas of the Auvergne experience a much colder winter climate with a long period of Permanent snow.
▪ The scenery throughout the rugged mountain areas is dramatic.
▪ We discovered a little-known mountain area near Ohau, and did a walk up the Temple valley which turned out quite exciting.
▪ Most continental high mountain areas are well served by networks of mountain huts and refuges, usually offering dormitory accommodation.
▪ Since almost all are high mountain areas, agricultural development is anyway unlikely but traditional agriculture for conservation objectives is supported.
bike
▪ I quickly found that mountain bikes don't particularly spare you the bumps.
▪ They cart in expensive mountain bikes to use the Paisley Woods bicycle trail.
Bike mugging: Leslie Mitchell, 16, was mugged by three men who stole his £300 mountain bike.
▪ Beaty recalls one customer shopping for a package deal: a mountain bike and a sedan.
▪ A man completed all the Munros with a mountain bike.
▪ Horses, mountain bikes, and especially feet work well here.
▪ In addition to the normal walking events this summer there is a section giving details of guided mountain bike rides.
biker
▪ Not withstanding a single impudent win by a mountain biker in 1989, it would appear that the subject is now closed.
▪ On weekends the Hub buzzes with fellow mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts resting and socializing.
▪ We join the mountain bikers on their toughest test.
▪ Bumps April 27 at Arapahoe Basin features mountain bikers racing on a mogul-studded course.
▪ It's a region already popular both with casual and mountain bikers who don't have to contend with busy traffic.
▪ Kathie Takach, hair stylist and mountain biker.
▪ In part two: Reaching new heights ... mountain bikers find it tough at the top.
▪ Hundreds of mountain bikers made Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire their home over the weekend.
chain
▪ The whole mountain chain originated from this cleft as lava surged up and spilled down on both sides.
▪ The edge of the overriding plate is crumpled and uplifted to form a mountain chain parallel to the trench.
▪ They are crude and narrow compared to the Dwarf mines of the other mountain chains and prone to collapsing unexpectedly.
▪ During that time continents, oceans, and mountain chains have moved horizontally and vertically through large distances.
▪ The thickened edges of these rafts are of course the mountain chains such as the Andes.
▪ Sibley lives in a remote corner of a remote mountain chain in the wilds of Arizona.
goat
▪ In fact it seems likely that mountain goats are very successful at avoiding all these predators.
▪ In truth, these peregrinations required the talents of a mountain goat.
▪ If they are cornered by a predator, mountain goats will not hesitate to use their horns to defend themselves.
▪ As in mountain goats and other animals, fighting occurs only between similarly matched individuals.
▪ These have several compartments - four in the case of the mountain goat.
▪ The predators that mountain goats appear to fear most are eagles.
▪ During a typical summer's day, a mountain goat may travel around a kilometre in search of food.
▪ But the mountain goat is big enough to have relatively few predators.
lion
▪ California has not allowed mountain lion hunting for nearly 25 years.
▪ Four Peaks is home to black bear, deer, javelina, bighorn sheep, mountain lions and other animals.
▪ Voters made it a permanent ban in 1990 with the passage of Prop. 117, the so-called mountain lion initiative.
▪ And although not mentioned in the initiative, it does mean mountain lions could eventually be hunted as part of that management.
▪ One of my first memories was when he shot a mountain lion and he let me shoot it too.
▪ Another woman was killed by a mountain lion in 1994.
▪ San Jose was not yet a city of thirty thousand, Silicon Valley a stronghold of orchards and roaming mountain lions.
▪ The likelihood of being killed by a mountain lion is still minimal.
pass
▪ From the highest mountain pass to the busiest city centre.
▪ Employees try to avoid mountain passes, commercial airports and major cities.
▪ Its passengers swing around like boxed chickens in the back of a livestock lorry on a mountain pass.
▪ Their bags were filled with food and provisions light to carry but strong enough to bring them over the mountain passes.
▪ One of the bulls had been bitten by a wildcat one night, on a mountain pass coming down from Dolpo.
▪ I knew that true love, real love, could not make its way through the mountain passes to North Chittendon.
▪ And then, at last, I crossed a high mountain pass to discover smoke drifting across my route.
▪ It offers a magnificent view of the entire Adirohdacks, following the Hudson and then darting through the high mountain passes.
peak
▪ When you are ready, fly towards a mountain peak, and land.
▪ And its figuration is clearly seen: three mountain peaks, surrounded by the circle of the globe.
▪ The mountain peaks and ridges clawed at the sky and Maggie stopped thinking altogether.
▪ It seemed to have collapsed on top of the horizon where its mists were blunting the mountain peaks.
▪ All around are the spectacular mountain peaks of the Jungfrau region.
▪ I was hitching a ride to arrive at a mountain peak by dawn.
▪ They had touched down on the mountain peak, above the clouds.
▪ You gain altitude constantly from the river lowlands until you are under the mountain peaks.
range
▪ To reach this desolate spot you set off at sun-up and head toward mountain ranges which scarcely ever get closer.
▪ It is a mountain range that dwarfs any subaerial system.
▪ The latest software can imitate the texture of flesh or the topography of a mountain range.
▪ Big white clouds sailed eastward toward the San Bernardino mountain range.
▪ Clouds like brassy cauliflowers form over the steel-blue blades of the distant mountain range that borders the plain.
▪ A wash cuts the mountain range in half.
▪ Trails of misty Lochaber rain came down from the Nevis mountain range and the round purple heather-clad hills of Glen Loy.
▪ The snow-capped peaks of the Sorondo mountain range provide a dramatic backdrop.
rescue
▪ We scrambled out of our tents shouting excitedly, straight into the pools of torchlight coming from the mountain rescue team.
▪ This is a theme echoed by John Allen, leader of the Cairngorms mountain rescue team.
▪ More than 100 rescuers including doctors, mountain rescue teams and other skiers, clawed at the snow.
▪ This body acts as a guide to all mountain rescue teams.
▪ Four-year-old Oscar went racing into the darkness as his owners helped make hot drinks for mountain rescue teams.
▪ I was told that in Britain the weather has to be really dire before a mountain rescue search is called off.
▪ I've been involved in the mountain rescue world for 14 years.
road
▪ When he got outside he turned to the right, up to the mountain road leading to his home.
▪ We bought an old pickup and scouted the winding mountain roads.
▪ Depending on the driver's experience of mountain roads, anything from 7 to 9 hours' driving is involved.
▪ Father Devine took a mountain road, and stopped the car.
▪ The accident occurred Saturday on a little-used mountain road full of dangerous curves.
▪ He had been driving along the twisting mountain roads when he'd crashed; that much she knew.
▪ Jumblatt, now a government minister, planted trees along the mountain roads during the war.
stream
▪ Immediately after the stile is a lovely little mountain stream crossed by stepping stones.
▪ Or would he perhaps look upon a clear mountain stream and complain about the absence of raw sewage or Industrial effluents?
▪ Spring streams are generally shorter, typically forming the tributaries of mountain streams.
▪ A racing mountain stream ran through the centre of the village.
▪ It creeps over the boulders on the beds of the mountain streams, grazing on algae.
▪ It survived a dunking in a mountain stream, and brought back a picture of a retrieving hand to prove it.
▪ We paddle on seas the green of cat's eyes, and seas as clear as mountain streams.
▪ Its newly tamed garden has fine views and a fast-running mountain stream.
top
▪ I imagined solemn covens chanting, straggling torchlight processions winding up to mountain tops, stone circles, sacred trees and springs.
▪ On the eighteenth day a cloudy mountain top arose up across the sea.
▪ When Abudah had made his way through this slimy cavern he emerged upon a mountain top in the clean air.
▪ One last hike to a mountain top?
▪ The mountain tops hadn't been their chosen destination.
▪ Straight and fast flew Bower-bird as he made for the mountain top.
▪ Soon the two partners had landed on the mountain top, and they got busy among the berry bushes.
▪ An intermediate sprint, whether at a mountain top or some other place along the route.
village
▪ I have experienced this kind of world in the mountain villages of Crete.
▪ In fact, she had spent her entire life in that impoverished mountain village.
▪ Ancient tradition remains powerful, and stories of witches and snake charmers are still whispered high in the remote mountain villages.
▪ Half day trip to the mountain village of Macugnaga.
▪ We rounded Cape Andrea and anchored in Marciana Marina harbour below the same mountain village on the north side of the island.
▪ It was then that the city pastors began asking their brethren in the mountain villages to organise sanctuary for the refugees.
▪ In 1930 he went to Bavaria to see the passion play at the mountain village of Oberammergau.
▪ In Asturias there was a strong tradition of early migration in the poor mountain villages.
■ VERB
climb
▪ He climbed the glass mountain and the golden steps.
▪ Hicks said, we just climbed your goddamn mountain.
▪ We applaud this kind of person when they climb mountains, cross deserts, sail oceans and survive against incredible odds.
▪ If climbing the mountain was easy, assembling a video record of May 3, I990, was not.
▪ Asking for change can be likened to persuading some one to climb a mountain.
▪ Itfelt like something else, like climbing a mountain that rose into the clouds and had no top and no end.
▪ He climbed the mountain easily, reached the top, and disappeared.
▪ They have climbed mountains and canoed for eight-day stretches in isolated wilderness.
surround
▪ Their native land consisted of a central plain surrounded by mountains.
▪ The annual recharge to this natural ground-water reservoir from the surrounding mountains is at least 700, 000 acre-feet.
▪ Athens is surrounded by mountains which trap pollution.
▪ Because Phaestos sits on a hill, we get a wide sense of the valley and the surrounding mountains.
▪ It is a large village in open meadowland at the head of the Ziller Valley, and is surrounded by steep mountains.
▪ There also are countless hiking trails near the lake and in the surrounding mountains.
▪ In winter the situation is exacerbated by cold air which seals in the dirt, preventing it from escaping over surrounding mountains.
▪ The Mormon Lake area is surrounded by ponderosa pines, and the lodge sits in a small valley surrounded by mountains.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
the Rocky Mountains
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ The lodge is in the mountains of southern Idaho.
▪ the Rocky Mountains
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ A similar secret sanctuary for the president was constructed elsewhere in the mountains west of Washington.
▪ It is the start of the tourist season and Katmandu is the gateway to the world's highest mountains, including Everest.
▪ Perhaps they're going to spend the night on the mountain.
▪ Since that time many independent Orc and Goblin tribes have taken root in the forests and mountains of that cold land.
▪ The latest software can imitate the texture of flesh or the topography of a mountain range.
▪ To see it one must usually climb into the mountains which surround its last preserve.
▪ You still think of the mountains.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
mountain

Gun \Gun\ (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.]

  1. A weapon which throws or propels a missile to a distance; any firearm or instrument for throwing projectiles, consisting of a tube or barrel closed at one end, in which the projectile is placed, with an explosive charge (such as guncotton or gunpowder) behind, which is ignited by various means. Pistols, rifles, carbines, muskets, and fowling pieces are smaller guns, for hand use, and are called small arms. Larger guns are called cannon, ordnance, fieldpieces, carronades, howitzers, etc. See these terms in the Vocabulary.

    As swift as a pellet out of a gunne When fire is in the powder runne.
    --Chaucer.

    The word gun was in use in England for an engine to cast a thing from a man long before there was any gunpowder found out.
    --Selden.

  2. (Mil.) A piece of heavy ordnance; in a restricted sense, a cannon.

  3. pl. (Naut.) Violent blasts of wind.

    Note: Guns are classified, according to their construction or manner of loading as rifled or smoothbore, breech-loading or muzzle-loading, cast or built-up guns; or according to their use, as field, mountain, prairie, seacoast, and siege guns.

    Armstrong gun, a wrought iron breech-loading cannon named after its English inventor, Sir William Armstrong.

    Big gun or Great gun, a piece of heavy ordnance; hence (Fig.), a person superior in any way; as, bring in the big guns to tackle the problem.

    Gun barrel, the barrel or tube of a gun.

    Gun carriage, the carriage on which a gun is mounted or moved.

    Gun cotton (Chem.), a general name for a series of explosive nitric ethers of cellulose, obtained by steeping cotton in nitric and sulphuric acids. Although there are formed substances containing nitric acid radicals, yet the results exactly resemble ordinary cotton in appearance. It burns without ash, with explosion if confined, but quietly and harmlessly if free and open, and in small quantity. Specifically, the lower nitrates of cellulose which are insoluble in ether and alcohol in distinction from the highest (pyroxylin) which is soluble. See Pyroxylin, and cf. Xyloidin. The gun cottons are used for blasting and somewhat in gunnery: for making celluloid when compounded with camphor; and the soluble variety (pyroxylin) for making collodion. See Celluloid, and Collodion. Gun cotton is frequenty but improperly called nitrocellulose. It is not a nitro compound, but an ester of nitric acid.

    Gun deck. See under Deck.

    Gun fire, the time at which the morning or the evening gun is fired.

    Gun metal, a bronze, ordinarily composed of nine parts of copper and one of tin, used for cannon, etc. The name is also given to certain strong mixtures of cast iron.

    Gun port (Naut.), an opening in a ship through which a cannon's muzzle is run out for firing.

    Gun tackle (Naut.), the blocks and pulleys affixed to the side of a ship, by which a gun carriage is run to and from the gun port.

    Gun tackle purchase (Naut.), a tackle composed of two single blocks and a fall.
    --Totten.

    Krupp gun, a wrought steel breech-loading cannon, named after its German inventor, Herr Krupp.

    Machine gun, a breech-loading gun or a group of such guns, mounted on a carriage or other holder, and having a reservoir containing cartridges which are loaded into the gun or guns and fired in rapid succession. In earlier models, such as the Gatling gun, the cartridges were loaded by machinery operated by turning a crank. In modern versions the loading of cartidges is accomplished by levers operated by the recoil of the explosion driving the bullet, or by the pressure of gas within the barrel. Several hundred shots can be fired in a minute by such weapons, with accurate aim. The Gatling gun, Gardner gun, Hotchkiss gun, and Nordenfelt gun, named for their inventors, and the French mitrailleuse, are machine guns.

    To blow great guns (Naut.), to blow a gale. See Gun, n., 3.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mountain

c.1200, from Old French montaigne (Modern French montagne), from Vulgar Latin *montanea "mountain, mountain region," noun use of fem. of *montaneus "of a mountain, mountainous," from Latin montanus "mountainous, of mountains," from mons (genitive montis) "mountain" (see mount (n.)).\n

\nUntil 18c., applied to a fairly low elevation if it was prominent (such as Sussex Downs, the hills around Paris). As an adjective from late 14c. Mountain dew "raw and inferior whiskey" first recorded 1839; earlier a type of Scotch whiskey (1816); Jamieson's 1825 "Supplement" to his Scottish dictionary defines it specifically as "A cant term for Highland whisky that has paid no duty." Mountain-climber recorded from 1839; mountain-climbing from 1836.

Wiktionary
mountain

n. 1 A large mass of earth and rock, rising above the common level of the earth or adjacent land, usually given by geographers as above 1000 feet in height (or 304.8 metres), though such masses may still be described as hills in comparison with larger mountains. 2 A large amount. 3 (context figuratively English) A difficult task or challenge.

WordNet
mountain

adj. relating to or located in mountains; "mountain people" [syn: mountain(a)]

mountain
  1. n. a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill [syn: mount]

  2. a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed a mountain of newspapers" [syn: tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings]

Gazetteer
Mountain, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
Population (2000): 133
Housing Units (2000): 55
Land area (2000): 0.135931 sq. miles (0.352060 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.135931 sq. miles (0.352060 sq. km)
FIPS code: 54740
Located within: North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
Location: 48.683995 N, 97.864952 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 58262
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Mountain, ND
Mountain
Wikipedia
Mountain (Leslie West album)

Mountain is the 1969 debut solo album from guitarist Leslie West. It is often cited as a Mountain album due to its title and the presence of bassist and vocalist Felix Pappalardi, but it was actually a solo album.

Mountain (surname)

Mountain is the surname of the following people

  • Edgar Mountain (1901–1985), British runner
  • Frank Mountain (1860–1939), American baseball player
  • Lance Mountain (born 1964), American skateboarder
  • Pat Mountain (born 1976), former Welsh footballer
  • Reginald Mountain (1899–1981), British civil engineer
  • Ronald Gervase Mountain (1897–1983), British Indian Army officer
Mountain

A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak. A mountain is generally steeper than a hill. Mountains are formed through tectonic forces or volcanism. These forces can locally raise the surface of the earth. Mountains erode slowly through the action of rivers, weather conditions, and glaciers. A few mountains are isolated summits, but most occur in huge mountain ranges.

High elevations on mountains produce colder climates than at sea level. These colder climates strongly affect the ecosystems of mountains: different elevations have different plants and animals. Because of the less hospitable terrain and climate, mountains tend to be used less for agriculture and more for resource extraction and recreation, such as mountain climbing.

The highest mountain on Earth is Mount Everest in the Himalayas of Asia, whose summit is above mean sea level. The highest known mountain on any planet in the Solar System is Olympus Mons on Mars at .

Mountain (band)

Mountain is an American hard rock band that formed on Long Island, New York in 1969. Originally comprising vocalist and guitarist Leslie West, bassist/vocalist Felix Pappalardi, keyboardist Steve Knight and drummer N. D. Smart, the band broke up in 1972 and has reunited frequently since 1973, remaining active today. Best known for their cowbell-tinged song " Mississippi Queen", as well as for their performance at the famous Woodstock Festival in 1969, Mountain is one of many bands to be commonly credited as having influenced the development of heavy metal music in the 1970s. The groups musical style primarily consisted of hard rock, blues rock and heavy metal.

Mountain (disambiguation)

A mountain is a type of landform. It is also a surname (see Mountain (surname)), and may refer to:

  • Mountain States, one of the nine geographic divisions of the United States; a subregion of the Western United States
  • Mountain Province, a province in the Cordillera Region of the Philippines
  • Mountain, Wisconsin, a town, United States
  • Mountain (CDP), Wisconsin, an unincorporated community, United States
  • Mountain, Manitoba
  • Mountain, North Dakota
  • Mountain, Queensbury, West Yorkshire, a hamlet in West Yorkshire, England
  • Mountain (advertisement), a 2003 advertisement for the PlayStation 2 video game console
  • Mountain (band), an American rock band
  • Mountain (Leslie West album), a 1969 solo album by future Mountain frontman Leslie West
  • Mountain (Circle album), a 2004 album by the Finnish rock band Circle
  • Mountain (film), a 2015 Israeli film
  • Mountain (TV series), a BBC One production with Griff Rhys Jones as presenter
  • Mountain climate, a crude geographical term used for the kind of climate in the mountains
  • Mountain Music (disambiguation), various meanings
  • Mountain Records, a record label
  • Mountain Time Zone, one of the time zones of North America
  • Mountain railroad steam locomotive, classified as 4-8-2 in the Whyte notation
  • Edel Mountain, a South Korean paraglider designed for mountain descents

Mountains may refer to:

  • "Mountains" (Prince song), 1986 song by Prince from the album Parade
  • Mountains (Steamhammer album), 1970
  • Mountains (Mary Timony album), 2000
  • Mountains (Lonestar album), 2006
  • "Mountains" (Lonestar song), a 2006 single from this album
  • "Mountains" (Biffy Clyro song), a single released in 2008 by Biffy Clyro
  • Planine, the first Croatian novel, written by Petar Zoranić in 1536
  • MountainsMap, a micro-topography software published by the company Digital Surf
  • Mountains (band), an American drone band who record for Thrill Jockey
  • "Mountains", a song on the Emeli Sandé album Our Version of Events
  • "Mountains", a song by Lucy Spraggan
  • Mountain, a video game by David OReilly
Mountain (film)

Mountain is a 2015 Israeli drama film directed by Yaelle Kayam. It was screened in the Discovery section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

Mountain (electoral district)

Mountain is a former provincial electoral division in Manitoba, Canada. It was created for the 1879 provincial election, and was abolished shortly before the 1958 election.

Mountain was located in southwestern Manitoba, near Portage la Prairie. The constituency was mostly rural, and included communities such as Baldur and Argyles. Premier Dufferin Roblin once referred to the division's name as "curious", given that it marked by "the gentle landscape of the Pembina escarpment".

Several prominent Manitoba politicians represented Mountain, including Charles Cannon, Ivan Schultz and Premier Thomas Greenway. The constituency was shaped like an "L" in the nineteenth century, and was sometimes called "Greenway's armchair". For most of its history, Mountain was considered safe for the Manitoba Liberal Party and its successor, the Liberal-Progressive Party.

In 1955, Mountain's population was estimated to be about 50% Anglo-Saxon, 33% French Canadian, and 16.5% Flemish.

Mountain (TV series)

Mountain is a British television series written and presented by Griff Rhys Jones that was originally broadcast 29 July–26 August 2007 on BBC One.

The five programmes follow Rhys Jones as he traverses the mountains of Great Britain, from Wales to the Northern Highlands of Scotland. He also looks at the effect mountains have on the people who live near them, and vice versa. The series is an IWC Media production for BBC Scotland.

Part of themed season by the BBC entitled 'Ultimate Outdoors', Mountain was produced by Ian MacMillan; the executive producers were Richard Klein and Andrea Miller (for the BBC), and Hamish Barbour (for IWC Media). The music was composed by Malcolm Lindsay.

Mountain (advertisement)

Mountain is a 2003 television and cinema advertisement launched by Sony Corporation to promote the PlayStation 2 video game console. The budget for production and advertising space purchases for the 60-second piece amounted to £5m across all markets. The commercial depicts a Brazilian crowd congregating to form a mountain of human bodies, all competing to reach the top of the pile. The campaign surrounding Mountain was handled by advertising agency TBWA London. The commercial was directed by Frank Budgen. Production was contracted to Gorgeous Enterprises, with post-production by The Mill. Mountain premiered in 30 countries on 13 November 2003.

Mountain is part of the larger "Fun, Anyone?" series, launched earlier in 2003, which aimed to increase market share for the PlayStation 2 in the family demographic. The advertisement and its associated campaign were a critical and financial success. Mountain was nominated for over 40 awards from professional organisations in the advertising and television industries, including the Film Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, considered the most prestigious award in the advertising community. Due in large part to the buzz generated by Mountain, sales for the 2003 Christmas period exceeded expectations, and the PlayStation 2's share of the console market increased from 74 to 77 percent.

Mountain (Circle album)

Mountain is the eighteenth album by the Finnish experimental rock band Circle.

It was issued as a limited edition vinyl LP by Kevyt Nostalgia/ Super Metsä in 2004. It is a recording of a concert from 9 October 2004 at Holy Trinity Church, Leeds, United Kingdom. Circle headlined the bill, which also included Guapo. (Guapo's Daniel O'Sullivan and Circle's Jussi Lehtisalo have collaborated in Grumbling Fur.) The set comprised one long improvised piece, dominated by Mika Rättö's electric piano and Janne Westerlund's acoustic guitar. For the album release, the track was named "Diamond" and split into two parts on either side of the LP.

Mountain is one of a series of vinyl-only albums released by Circle which document their often improvised freeform live shows.

Usage examples of "mountain".

CHAPTER 12 Winter Amidst of the Mountains In all this they had enough to be busy with, so that time hung not heavy on their hands, and the shadow of the Quest was nowise burdensome to them, since they wotted that they had to abide the wearing of the days till spring was come with fresh tidings.

O Queen Rabesqurat, the haven of our voyage was Aklis, and we feared delay, seeing the fire of the mountain ablaze with expectations of us.

CHAPTER 26 They Ride the Mountains Toward Goldburg Five days the Fellowship abode at Whiteness, and or ever they departed Clement waged men-at-arms of the lord of the town, besides servants to look to the beasts amongst the Mountains, so that what with one, what with another, they entered the gates of the Mountains a goodly company of four score and ten.

In physique he closely resembled the Aliansa, being tall and robust and with a face less humanoid than the aborigines of the Mire and Mountain.

Kill the rogue that had killed Aby and haunted the convoy down the mountain.

The rogue showed up and spooked the convoy, sent Aby and Moon right off the mountain.

You got yourself down that mountain and you left Moon on her own, the way you left Aby lying there for the spooks!

Deke Belcher, 77, a neighbor of Abies, who said the FBI and federal marshals should leave the mountain and its residents alone.

Mellis false-flags Banish with his bullshit mine story if there was a claymore mine on this mountain, it would be command-detonated and Abies would have lit it off with the rest of his fireworks then leads him up to the gun site and fucking drops him cold.

There I drank it, my feet resting on acanthus, my eyes wandering from sea to mountain, or peering at little shells niched in the crumbling surface of the sacred stone.

Conversely, the hetmans of the mountain tribes and the landowners of the region who wish to ship their wool and corn to the southern towns bring them to take boat at Thrax, below the cataract that roars through the arched spillway of Acies Castle.

Nearly a month of unrelieved campaigning up through the inhospitable mountains had given them the look of ruffiansmostly unwashed, untrimmed and unshaven, showy with gaudy bits of looted Ahrmehnee finery, acrawl with vermin.

The valley wanted to get everything to market in one generation, indifferent to the fate of those who should come after-the passes through the mountains being choked by cars carrying to the coasts crops from increasing acreage of declining productivity or the products of swiftly disappearing forests or the output of mines that must soon be exhausted.

Alfalfa has special adaptation for mountain valleys of the entire West, but it will also grow in good form in parts of all, or nearly all, the other States.

Crimson clover has highest adaptation to the States east of the Allegheny Mountains and west of the Cascades, but will also grow in the more Central States south, in which moisture is abundant.