MOUNTAIN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MOUNTAIN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
mountain
 n.  a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
Classic Sentence: (112 in 8 pages)
1  It was in the early morning stillness, when his muscles were swinging to their familiar task and his lungs expanding with long draughts of mountain air, that Ethan did his clearest thinking.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
2  Except when he was steering a big log down the mountain to his mill he had never known such a thrilling sense of mastery.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
3  The Yankees had taken Chattanooga and then had marched through the mountain passes into Georgia, but they had been driven back with heavy losses.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
4  They had been driven back once when they had tried to break through the mountain passes of that region, and they would be driven back again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  On the steep sides of the mountain they dug their rifle pits and on the towering heights they planted their batteries.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
6  The Yankees couldn't dislodge Old Joe's men and they could hardly flank them now for the batteries on the mountain tops commanded all the roads for miles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  Atlanta was crowded with visitors, refugees, families of wounded men in the hospitals, wives and mothers of soldiers fighting at the mountain who wished to be near them in case of wounds.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  Her eyes met his, hers naked with pleading, his remote as mountain lakes under gray skies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
9  I hates them, like all mountain folks hates them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
10  With the world a possible volcano, the husbandmen were plowing at the base of the mountain.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
11  Pushing heavy cannon up mountain defiles, the elephant's brow is majestic.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 79. The Prairie.
12  Through the breach, they heard the waters pour, as mountain torrents down a flume.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
13  I travelled in the care of a mountain boy, Jake Marpole, one of the 'hands' on my father's old farm under the Blue Ridge, who was now going West to work for my grandfather.'
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
14  I had never before looked up at the sky when there was not a familiar mountain ridge against it.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
15  His iron constitution was somewhat broken by mountain pneumonia, and he had drifted back to live in a milder country for a while.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: II
Example Sentence: (86 in 6 pages)
16  The beautiful view from the top of the mountain took my breath away.
17  They began the difficult descent of the mountain's south west face.
18  The Rockies are a mountain chain/range in the western USA.
19  She was the first British woman to climb the mountain.
20  He fell behind when we were climbing the mountain.
21  The mountain's snow-white peak was incandescent against the blue sky.
22  If you remove stone by stone, even a mountain will be levelled.
23  I started back down the mountain to camp.
24  They pitched a camp in the mountain.
25  The climbers had a camp halfway up the mountain.
26  They haven't a cat in hell's chance of getting over the mountain in weather like this.
27  The Chinese climbers are determined to bid for the highest mountain in the world.
28  If the mountain won't come to Mohammed, then Mohammed must go to the mountain.
29  No current will not venture, there is no climbing mountain.
30  They began to climb down the mountain when it was dark.