- mountain range
- a) A series of adjoining mountains, often in a line.
We hiked through the Andes mountain range.b) A series of lines of mountains.
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Mountain range — Mountain Moun tain (moun t[i^]n), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
mountain range — mountain ,range noun count a long row of mountains … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
mountain range — n. a series of connected mountains considered as a single system because of geographical proximity or common origin … English World dictionary
Mountain range — For exotic financial options, see Mountain range (options). The Himalayas, the world s highest mountain range, seen from space … Wikipedia
mountain range — noun a series of hills or mountains the valley was between two ranges of hills the plains lay just beyond the mountain range • Syn: ↑range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑chain of mountains … Useful english dictionary
mountain range — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms mountain range : singular mountain range plural mountain ranges a long row of mountains … English dictionary
mountain range — A single, large mass consisting of a succession of mountains or narrowly spaced mountain ridges, with or without peaks, closely related in position, direction, orientation, formation, and age; a component part of a mountain system. Compare … Glossary of landform and geologic terms
mountain range — moun′tain range n. geo a series of more or less connected mountains ranged in a line or related in origin • Etymology: 1825–35 … From formal English to slang
mountain range — 1. a series of more or less connected mountains ranged in a line. 2. a series of mountains, or of more or less parallel lines of mountains, closely related, as in origin. 3. an area in which the greater part of the land surface is in considerable … Universalium
mountain range — series of connected mountains, row of mountains … English contemporary dictionary