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A mountain or rocky mass that has resisted erosion and stands isolated in an essentially level area. Also called inselberg.

[After MountMonadnock.]


(Physical Geography) a residual hill that consists of hard rock in an otherwise eroded area
[C19: named after Mount Monadnock, in New Hampshire]


(məˈnæd nɒk)

1. a residual hill or mountain standing well above the surface of a surrounding peneplain.
2. (cap.) Mount, a mountain peak in SW New Hampshire. 3186 ft. (971 m).
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At length as the craft was cast to one side, and ran ranging along with the White Whale's flank, he seemed strangely oblivious of its advance --as the whale sometimes will --and Ahab was fairly within the smoky mountain mist, which, thrown off from the whale's spout, curled round his great, Monadnock hump; he was even thus close to him; when, with body arched back, and both arms lengthwise high-lifted to the poise, he darted his fierce iron, and his far fiercer curse into the hated whale.
Monadnock Menus Coordinator Sara Lovitz, left, Monadnock Food Coop's General Manager I Michael Faber, center, and Marketing/Membership Manager Emerald Levick display a certificate naming the Co-op as Monadnock Menus' first Local Food Champion.
Monadnock Paper Mills, a provider of high-performance specialty papers for the technical, packaging and printing markets, has released its Envi Enhanced Barrier (EB) Label with EarthCoating.
com)-- Metro Sign & Awning of Tewksbury, MA, has expanded to Southern New Hampshire and Vermont through the acquisition of Custom Designs Signs (CDS) of Keene, NH, making it easier and more convenient to deliver on its more than 25 plus years of experience in signage design, fabrication, and services to businesses, architects, and developers in the greater Monadnock and Brattleboro regions of New Hampshire and Vermont.
The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), New York City Department of City Planning (DCP), and New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) joined Monadnock Development and partners to celebrate the stacking of the first modules in the Carmel Place microunit development.
She was also actively involved in representing the needs of families during the early development of Monadnock Developmental Services.
Monadnock Non-Wovens LLC (MNW), a maker of polypropylene nonwoven media, has promoted Ed Books to the position of plant manager at its Mount Pocono operation.
Black, 24" Expandable Length, Nylon Shaft, 14" Closed Length, Monadnock Model Mx24, Model Mlp-2507.
has signed a long-term lease for 77,600 square feet at the Monadnock Building in downtown San Francisco, announced John Barganski, senior vice president of office leasing for the Western Region of Brookfield Property Partners, the building's owner.
The $83 million Monadnock Community Bank had been a credit union until it converted its charter in 1996.
Based on what he calls "amazing unscripted testimony" from clients at Monadnock Family Services in New Hampshire, Russell realized that he had an opportunity with InSHAPE not only to be of service to clients, but to transform their lives.
Monadnock summer; the architectural legacy of Dublin, New Hampshire.