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Of, growing in, or inhabiting mountain areas.
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(Physical Geography) of or inhabiting mountainous regions: a montane flora.
[C19: from Latin montānus, from mons mountain]
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1. pertaining to, growing in, or inhabiting mountainous regions.n.
2. the lower vegetation belt on mountains.
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|Adj.||1.||montane - of or inhabiting mountainous regions; "montane flowers"|
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