mountainously
adverb see mountainous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mountainously — adverb In a mountainous way …   Wiktionary

  • mountainously — moun·tain·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • mountainously — adverb see mountainous …   Useful english dictionary

  • mountainous — mountainously, adv. mountainousness, n. /mown tn euhs/, adj. 1. abounding in mountains: a mountainous wilderness. 2. of the nature of a mountain. 3. resembling a mountain or mountains, as being very large and high: mountainous waves. [1400 50;… …   Universalium

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

  • mountainous — adjective 1》 (of a region) having many mountains. 2》 very large. Derivatives mountainously adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • mountainous — /ˈmaʊntənəs / (say mowntuhnuhs) adjective 1. characterised by many mountains. 2. of the nature of a mountain. 3. resembling a mountain or mountains; large and high; huge: mountainous waves. –mountainously, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • mountainous — [mount′ n əs] adj. 1. having or full of mountains 2. having the nature of or like a mountain; esp., very large mountainously adv …   English World dictionary

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