Mountainousness Moun"tain*ous*ness, n. The state or quality of being mountainous. [1913 Webster]

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  • mountainousness — noun see mountainous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • mountainousness — maÊŠntnÉ™snɪs / tɪn n. hilliness, quality of being covered in mountains …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mountainousness — moun·tain·ous·ness …   English syllables

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  • mountainous — adjective Date: 14th century 1. containing many mountains 2. resembling a mountain ; huge • mountainously adverb • mountainousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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