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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 Paper Mills (MPM) followed the SEC rulemaking process and filed two letters during public comment periods.
Monadnock Paper Mills has named Will Fuller as vice president business development.
I LIVE IN what's called the Monadnock region of southern New Hampshire.
It raised $1002 for Shelter From the Storm and Monadnock Area Transitional Shelter, both Monadnock region homeless shelters.
Related Companies co-developed the project in partnership with Phipps Houses and Monadnock Development.
Tenders are invited for Purchase of Monadnock disposable handcuffs on an as needed basis.
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.
The products Safariland will provide Air Force Security Forces over the five-year contract period are Monadnock batons, tactical holsters and accessory kits and Second Chance body armor.
She was also actively involved in representing the needs of families during the early development of Monadnock Developmental Services.
Its brand names in these markets include Safariland, ABA, Second Chance, Bianchi, Break Free, Protech Tactical, Hatch, Monadnock, Identicator, NIK, Mustang Survival and Med-Eng.
These wholly-owned subsidiaries operate through 29 offices strategically located within the greater Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee-Kearsarge and Monadnock regions of west-central New Hampshire and central Vermont.