mountainside


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moun·tain·side

 (moun′tən-sīd′)
n.
The side of a mountain.

mountainside

(ˈmaʊntɪnˌsaɪd)
n
(Physical Geography) the side of a mountain

moun•tain•side

(ˈmaʊn tnˌsaɪd)

n.
the side of a mountain.
[1300–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mountainside - the side or slope of a mountainmountainside - the side or slope of a mountain; "conifer forests cover the eastern versant"
mountain, mount - a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
incline, slope, side - an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"

mountainside

noun mountain face, ridge, hillside, escarpment The couple trudged up the dark mountainside.
Translations

mountainside

[ˈmaʊntɪnˌsaɪd] Nladera f de montaña, falda f de montaña

mountainside

[ˈmaʊntɪnsaɪd] nflanc m or versant m de la montagnemountain top ncime f

mountainside

[ˈmaʊntɪnˌsaɪd] nfianco della montagna
References in classic literature ?
ROAMING BY the mountainside at sundown, a Wolf saw his own shadow become greatly extended and magnified, and he said to himself, "Why should I, being of such an immense size and extending nearly an acre in length, be afraid of the Lion?
Full of faith and hope, Ernest doubted not that what the people said was true, and that now he was to behold the living likeness of those wondrous features on the mountainside.
Since the melting away of his gold, it had been very generally conceded that there was no such striking resemblance, after all, betwixt the ignoble features of the ruined merchant and that majestic face upon the mountainside.
Meantime, however, he could overhear the remarks of various individuals, who were comparing the features of the hero with the face on the distant mountainside.
On March 3, 1866, Powell and I packed his provisions on two of our burros, and bidding me good-bye he mounted his horse, and started down the mountainside toward the valley, across which led the first stage of his journey.
The morning of Powell's departure was, like nearly all Arizona mornings, clear and beautiful; I could see him and his little pack animals picking their way down the mountainside toward the valley, and all during the morning I would catch occasional glimpses of them as they topped a hog back or came out upon a level plateau.
I wonder what is the name of this island," said the Doctor, as he was climbing up the mountainside.
For days they marched--up one river, across a low divide; down another river; up a third, until at the end of the twenty-fifth day they camped upon a mountainside, from the summit of which they hoped to catch their first view of the marvelous city of treasure.
At the same time it extended itself to north and south, joining small patches of mist that appeared to come out of the mountainside on exactly the same level, with an intelligent design to be absorbed.
Ojo had never traveled before and so he only knew that the path down the mountainside led into the open Munchkin Country, where large numbers of people dwelt.
At length they entered a path which, going out from the road, skirted the mountainside.
And that soil, packed up the mountainsides in baskets on their backs!