Synonyms of 'Mountains'
Aconcaguaa mountain in W Argentina: the highest peak in the Andes and in the W Hemisphere. Height: 6960 m (22 835 ft) Adamsa mountain in SW Washington, in the Cascade Range. Height: 3751 m (12 307 ft) Albert Edwarda mountain in SE New Guinea, in the Owen Stanley Range. Height: 3993 m (13 100 ft) Anai MudiAnetoPico dehighest mountain in the Pyrenees, in Spain: 11,168 ft (3,404 m) AnnapurnaApothe highest mountain in the Philippines, on SE Mindanao: active volcano with three peaks. Height: 2954 m (9690 ft) AragatsAran FawddwyAraratan extinct volcanic mountain massif in E Turkey: two main peaks; Great Ararat 5155 m (16 916 ft), said to be the resting place of Noah's Ark after the Flood (Genesis 8:4), and Little Ararat 3914 m (12 843 ft) ArberArgenteraBelukhaBen Lomonda mountain in W central Scotland, on the E side of Loch Lomond. Height: 973 m (3192 ft) Ben MacdhuiBen Nevisa mountain in W Scotland, in the Grampian mountains: highest peak in Great Britain. Height: 1345 m (4413 ft) BlackburnBlanca PeakBlue Mountain PeakBonaBrockena mountain in central Germany: the highest peak of the Harz Mountains; important in German folklore. Height: 1142 m (3747 ft). The Brocken Bow or Brocken Spectre is an atmospheric phenomenon in which an observer, when the sun is low, may see his enlarged shadow against the clouds, often surrounded by coloured lights Carmarthen VanCarmelMountmountain ridge in NW Israel, extending as a promontory into the Mediterranean: highest point, c. 1,800 ft (549 m) Cerro de MulhacénCitlaltépetlClingman's DomeCooka mountain in New Zealand, in the South Island, in the Southern Alps: the highest peak in New Zealand. Height: reduced in 1991 by a rockfall from 3764 m (12 349 ft) to 3754 m (12 316 ft); further erosion has reduced the height to 3724 m (12 217 ft) Corcovadoa mountain in SE Brazil, in SW Rio de Janeiro city, famous for a massive statue of Christ the Redeemer. Height of mountain: 704 m (2310 ft) CornoCroagh Patricka mountain in NW Republic of Ireland, in Mayo: a place of pilgrimage as Saint Patrick is said to have prayed and fasted there. Height: 765 m (2510 ft) DemavendDhaulagiria mountain in W central Nepal, in the Himalayas. Height: 8172 m (26 810 ft) Eigera mountain in central Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. Height: 3970 m (13 025 ft) ElbertElbrusa mountain in SW Russia, on the border with Georgia, in the Caucasus Mountains, with two extinct volcanic peaks: the highest mountain in Europe. Height: 5642 m (18 510 ft) El Capitana mountain in E central California, in the Sierra Nevada: a monolith with a precipice rising over 1100 m (3600 ft) above the floor of the Yosemite Valley. Height: 2306 m (7564 ft) Emi KoussiEstrellaEverestFinsteraarhorna mountain in S central Switzerland: highest peak in the Bernese Alps. Height: 4274 m (14 022 ft) FujiGannet PeakGerlachovkaa mountain in N Slovakia, in the Tatra Mountains: the highest peak of the Carpathian Mountains. Height: 2663 m (8737 ft) Grand TetonGran Paradisoa mountain in NW Italy, in NW Piedmont: the highest peak of the Graian Alps. Height: 4061 m (13 323 ft) Harney Peaka mountain in SW South Dakota: the highest peak in the Black Hills. Height: 2207 m (7242 ft) Helicona mountain in Greece, in Boeotia: location of the springs of Hippocrene and Aganippe, believed by the Ancient Greeks to be the source of poetic inspiration and the home of the Muses. Height: 1749 m (5738 ft) Helvellyna mountain in NW England, in the Lake District. Height: 949 m (3114 ft) HermonMountmountain on the Syria-Lebanon border, in the Anti-Lebanon mountains: the southern & western slopes are under Israeli administration: 9,232 ft (2,814 m) Humphreys Peaka mountain in N central Arizona, in the San Francisco Peaks: the highest peak in the state. Height: 3862 m (12 670 ft) Hymettusa mountain in SE Greece, in Attica east of Athens: famous for its marble and for honey. Height: 1032 m (3386 ft) Idaa mountain in central Crete: the highest on the island; in ancient times associated with the worship of Zeus. Height: 2456 m (8057 ft) Illimania mountain in W Bolivia, in the Andes near La Paz. Height: 6882 m (22 580 ft) IstoJebel Musaa mountain in NW Morocco, near the Strait of Gibraltar: one of the Pillars of Hercules. Height: 850 m (2790 ft) Jungfraua mountain in S Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps south of Interlaken. Height: 4158 m (13 642 ft) K2 or Godwin Austena mountain in the Karakoram Range on the Kashmir-Xinjiang border: the second highest mountain in the world. Height: 8611 m (28 250 ft) Kameta mountain on the border of China and India, west of Nepal in the Himalayas. Height: 7756 m (25 447 ft) Kangchenjungaa mountain on the border between Nepal and Sikkim, in the Himalayas: the third highest mountain in the world. Height: 8598 m (28 208 ft) KenyaKilimanjaroKinabalua mountain in Malaysia, on N Borneo in central Sabah: the highest peak in Borneo. Height: 4125 m (13 533 ft) Kings PeakKlínovecKommunizma Peaka mountain in SE Tajikistan in the Pamirs: the highest mountain in the former Soviet Union. Height: 7495 m (24 590 ft) Kongur Shana mountain in China, in W Xinjiang: the highest peak in the Pamirs. Height: 7719 m (25 325 ft) KosciuskoMountmountain of the Australian Alps, in SE New South Wales: highest peak in Australia: 7,316 ft (2,230 m) Lenin Peaka mountain on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan; the highest peak in the Trans Alai Range. Height: 7134 m (23 406 ft) LeoneLoganMountmountain in the St. Elias range, SW Yukon Territory, Canada: highest mountain in Canada: 19,850 ft (6,050 m) Longs Peaka mountain in N Colorado, in the Front Range of the Rockies: the highest peak in the Rocky Mountain National Park. Height: 4345 m (14 255 ft) MansfieldMarcyMountmountain in N N.Y.: highest peak of the Adirondacks: 5,344 ft (1,629 m) MarkhamMountmountain in Antarctica, near the SW edge of the Ross Ice Shelf: 14,270 ft (4,349 m) Marmoladaa mountain in NE Italy: highest peak in the Dolomites. Height: 3342 m (10 965 ft) MasharbrumMatterhorna mountain on the border between Italy and Switzerland, in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4477 m (14 688 ft) McKinleyMountmountain of the Alaska Range, SC Alas.: highest peak in North America: 20,320 ft (6,194 m) MitchellMountmountain of the Black Mountains, W N.C.: highest peak of the E U.S.: 6,684 ft (2,037 m) Mont Blanca massif in SW Europe, mainly between France and Italy: the highest mountain in the Alps; beneath it is Mont Blanc Tunnel, 12 km (7.5 miles) long. Highest peak (in France): 4807 m (15 771 ft) Mount of OlivesMulhacéna mountain in S Spain, in the Sierra Nevada: the highest peak in Spain. Height: 3478 m (11 410 ft) Munku-SardykMusalaNanda Devia mountain in N India, in Uttarakhand in the Himalayas. Height: 7817 m (25 645 ft) Nanga Parbata mountain in N India, in NW Kashmir in the W Himalayas. Height: 8126 m (26 660 ft) NarodnayaNeboMountmountain from which Moses saw the Promised Land; summit Pisgah (Deut. 34:1) NegoiuOlympusa mountain in NW Washington: highest peak of the Olympic Mountains. Height: 2427 m (7965 ft) Ossaa mountain in NE Greece, in E Thessaly: famous in mythology for the attempt of the twin giants, Otus and Ephialtes, to reach heaven by piling Ossa on Olympus and Pelion on Ossa. Height: 1978 m (6489 ft) PalomarParnassusPeliona mountain in NE Greece, in E Thessaly. In Greek mythology it was the home of the centaurs. Height: 1548 m (5079 ft) Pentelikona mountain in SE Greece, near Athens: famous for its white marble, worked regularly from the 6th century bc, from which the chief buildings and sculptures in Athens are made. Height: 1109 m (3638 ft) PerdidoˈMontemountain in the central Pyrenees, NE Spain: 11,007 ft (3,355 m) Petermann Peaka mountain in E Greenland. Height: 2932 m (9645 ft) Pikes Peaka mountain in central Colorado, in the Rockies. Height: 4300 m (14 109 ft) Pilatusa mountain in central Switzerland, in Unterwalden canton: derives its name from the legend that the body of Pontius Pilate lay in a former lake on the mountain. Height: 2122 m (6962 ft) Piz BerninaPobeda PeakPuy de Dômea mountain in central France, in the Auvergne Mountains: a volcanic plug. Height: 1485 m (4872 ft) RainierMountmountain of the Cascade Range, in WC Wash.: 14,410 ft (4,392 m) Rigia mountain in the Alps of N central Switzerland, between Lakes Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz RobsonMountmountain in E British Columbia; highest peak of the Canadian Rockies: 12,972 ft (3,954 m) Rock CreekRosaa mountain between Italy and Switzerland: the highest in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4634 m (15 204 ft) RushmoreMountmountain in the Black Hills, W S.Dak., on which are carved huge heads (60 ft, 18 m, high) of U.S. presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, & Theodore Roosevelt: 6,200 ft (1,890 m) Scafell Pikea mountain in NW England, in Cumbria in the Lake District: the highest peak in England. Height: 977 m (3206 ft) SchneekoppeScopusSinaiSipleSir SandfordSir Wilfrid LaurierSkalitsySlide MountainSmólikasSnowdona mountain in NW Wales, in Gwynedd: the highest peak in Wales. Height: 1085 m (3560 ft) SorataStanleySugar Loaf Mountaina mountain in SE Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro on Guanabara Bay. Height: 390 m (1280 ft) Table Mountaina mountain in SW South Africa, overlooking Cape Town and Table Bay: flat-topped and steep-sided. Height: 1087 m (3567 ft) TaborMountmountain in N Israel, east of Nazareth: c. 1,900 ft (579 m) TeideˈPico devolcanic mountain on Tenerife, Canary Islands: c. 12,200 ft (3,719 m) Tengri KhanThabana NtlenyanaTimpanogosTirich Mira mountain in N Pakistan: highest peak of the Hindu Kush. Height: 7690 m (25 230 ft) ToubkalTroglavUlugh MuztaghUncompahgre PeakVenusberga mountain in central Germany: contains caverns that, according to medieval legend, housed the palace of the goddess Venus VictoriaVisoWaddingtonWashingtonWaun FachWeisshorna mountain in S Switzerland, in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4505 m (14 781 ft) White MountainWhitneyMountmountain of the Sierra Nevada range, EC Calif.: highest peak in the U.S. outside of Alas.: 14,495 ft (4,418 m) Wrangellmountain range in SE Alas.: highest peak, Mt. Blackburn Zard KuhZugspitzea mountain peak in S Germany in the Bavarian Alps, on the Austrian border: the highest peak in Germany. Height: 2963 m (9721 ft) ▷ See mountain
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