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mount adams

  • noun a mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high)
    Adams.
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mount ararat

  • noun the mountain peak that Noah's ark landed on as the waters of the great flood receded
    Ararat; Mt. Ararat.
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mount asama

  • noun a volcano in central Honshu near Nagano; one of the largest volcanoes in Japan (8,340 feet)
    Asama.
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mount athos

  • noun an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century
    Athos.
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mount bartle frere

  • noun the highest mountain peak in Queensland, Australia
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mount carmel

  • noun a mountain range in northwestern Israel near the Mediterranean coast
    • according to the Old Testament, Elijah defeated the priests of Baal at Mount Carmel
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mount communism

  • noun the highest mountain peak in the Pamir Mountains; near the Chinese border in northeastern Tajikistan (24,590 feet high)
    Communism Peak; Stalin Peak; Mount Communism.
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mount cook lily

  • noun showy white-flowered perennial of New Zealand
    Ranunculus lyalii; mountain lily.
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mount elbert

  • noun the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,431 feet high)
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mount etna

  • noun an inactive volcano in Sicily; last erupted in 1961; the highest volcano in Europe (10,500 feet)
    Etna; Mt Etna.
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mount everest

  • noun a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high)
    Mt. Everest; Everest.
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mount fuji

  • noun an extinct volcano in south central Honshu that is the highest peak in Japan; last erupted in 1707; famous for its symmetrical snow-capped peak; a sacred mountain and site for pilgrimages
    Fuji; Fujiyama; Fujinoyama; Fuji-san.
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mount garmo

  • noun the highest mountain peak in the Pamir Mountains; near the Chinese border in northeastern Tajikistan (24,590 feet high)
    Communism Peak; Stalin Peak; Mount Communism.
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mount godwin austen

  • noun a mountain peak in the Karakoram Range in northern Kashmir; the 2nd highest peak in the world (28,250 feet high)
    Godwin Austen; K2; Dapsang.
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mount hubbard

  • noun a mountain peak in southeastern Alaska that is part of the Coast Range (14,950 feet high)
    Hubbard.
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mount kanchenjunga

  • noun a mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,208 feet high)
    Kinchinjunga; Kanchanjanga; Kanchenjunga.
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mount kilimanjaro

  • noun the highest peak in Africa; located in northeastern Tanzania; 19,340 feet high
    Kilimanjaro.
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mount logan

  • noun a mountain peak in the St. Elias Range in the southwestern Yukon Territory in Canada (19,850 feet high)
    Logan.
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mount mckinley

  • noun a mountain in south central Alaska; the highest peak in North America (20,300 feet high)
    McKinley; Mt. McKinley; Denali.
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Mount of piety

  • . See Mont de piété.
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mount olympus

  • noun a mountain peak in northeast Greece near the Aegean coast; believed by ancient Greeks to be the dwelling place of the gods (9,570 feet high)
    Mt. Olympus; Olimbos; Olympus.
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mount orizaba

  • noun an extinct volcano in southern Mexico between Mexico City and Veracruz; the highest peak in Mexico (18,695 feet)
    Mt Orizaba; Pico de Orizaba; Citlaltepetl.
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mount parnassus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived; known as the mythological home of music and poetry
    Liakoura; Parnassus.
    • Liakoura is the modern name of Mount Parnassus
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mount pinatubo

  • noun a volcano on Luzon to the northwest of Manila; erupted in 1991 after 600 years of dormancy
    Pinatubo.
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mount ranier

  • noun a mountain peak in central Washington; highest peak in the Cascade Range; (14,410 feet high)
    Mt. Ranier; Ranier; Mount Ranier.
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mount ranier national park

  • noun a national park in Washington having mountain terrain featuring glaciers and alpine lakes and streams and swamps
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mount rushmore

  • noun a mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota; the likenesses of Washington and Jefferson and Lincoln and Roosevelt are carved on it
    Rushmore; Mt. Rushmore.
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mount rushmore state

  • noun a state in north central United States
    South Dakota; Coyote State; SD.
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mount saint helens

  • noun an active volcano in the Cascade Range in southwestern Washington; erupted violently in 1980 after 123 years of inactivity
    Mt. St. Helens; Mount Saint Helens.
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mount shasta

  • noun a volcanic mountain peak in the Cascade Range in northern California (14,162 feet high)
    Shasta.
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mount sherman

  • noun a peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,036 feet high)
    Sherman.
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mount sinai

  • noun a mountain peak in the southern Sinai Peninsula (7,500 feet high); it is believed to be the peak on which Moses received the Ten Commandments
    Sinai.
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mount st. helens

  • noun an active volcano in the Cascade Range in southwestern Washington; erupted violently in 1980 after 123 years of inactivity
    Mt. St. Helens; Mount Saint Helens.
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mount tacoma

  • noun a mountain peak in central Washington; highest peak in the Cascade Range; (14,410 feet high)
    Mt. Ranier; Ranier; Mount Ranier.
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mount up

  • verb get up on the back of
    hop on; get on; mount; bestride; jump on; climb on.
    • mount a horse
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mount vernon

  • noun the former residence of George Washington in northeastern Virginia overlooking the Potomac river
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mount vesuvius

  • noun a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast; a Plinian eruption in 79 AD buried Pompeii and killed Pliny the Elder; last erupted in 1944
    Mt. Vesuvius; Vesuvius.
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mount whitney

  • noun the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high)
    Whitney.
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mount wilson

  • noun a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)
    Wilson.
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order of our lady of mount carmel

  • noun a Roman Catholic mendicant order founded in the 12th century
    Carmelite order.
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royal canadian mounted police

  • noun the federal police force of Canada
    Mounties; RCMP.
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sermon on the mount

  • noun the first major discourse delivered by Jesus (Matthew 5-7 and Luke 6:20-49)
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To mount a play

  • to prepare and arrange the scenery, furniture, etc., used in the play.
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To mount guard

  • (Mil.), to go on duty as a guard or sentinel.
  • (Mil.), to go on guard; to march on guard; to do duty as a guard.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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