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moun·tain·side

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

(ˈmaʊntɪnˌsaɪd)
n
(Physical Geography) the side of a mountain
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moun•tain•side

(ˈmaʊn tnˌsaɪd)

n.
the side of a mountain.
[1300–50]
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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"
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mountainside

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

mountainside

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

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

[ˈmaʊntɪnˌsaɪd] nfianco della montagna
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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. While the boy was still gazing up the valley, and fancying, as he always did, that the Great Stone Face returned his gaze and looked kindly at him, the rumbling of wheels was heard, approaching swiftly along the winding road.
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. So the people ceased to honor him during his lifetime, and quietly consigned him to forgetfulness after his decease.
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.
"I wonder what is the name of this island," said the Doctor, as he was climbing up the mountainside. "It seems a pleasant place.
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.
It has the appearance of being on a shelf half-way up the wooded mountainside; and as it is remote and isolated, and very white, it makes a strong mark against the lofty leafy rampart at its back.
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. The prince dismounted, ordered one of his aids and Raoul to follow his example, and directed the others to await his orders, keeping themselves meanwhile on the alert.
The way we went was over rough mountainsides; and though Alan pushed on with an assured manner, I could by no means see how he directed himself.
And that soil, packed up the mountainsides in baskets on their backs!