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The summit of a mountain.
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the summit of a mountain
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(ˈmaʊn tnˌtɒp)

the top of a mountain.
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[ˈmaʊntɪntɒp] Ncima f de la montaña, cumbre f de la montaña
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The Scripture says: "And let us not be weary in well-doing, for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not." From this joyful mountaintop of celebration we hear a call to service in the valley.
It was nearly noon before Tarzan, who headed the thin line of climbing warriors, scrambled over the top of the last cliff and stood upon the little flat table-land of the mountaintop.
They congregated round me; the unstained snowy mountaintop, the glittering pinnacle, the pine woods, and ragged bare ravine, the eagle, soaring amidst the clouds-- they all gathered round me and bade me be at peace.
'I was born in 1946; this mountaintop farm was thriving then', he says.
Picture Julie Andrews twirling euphorically across an Austrian mountaintop in the opening scene from The Sound of Music.
In particular, the industry has been given the go-ahead for a notably aggressive form of mountaintop mining--what might be called the "Look out below!" method of searching for coal.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Electronic Systems, Baltimore, Md., is being awarded a $24,950,000 ceiling-priced, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for supplies and services necessary to perform system integration of the UHF Electronically Scanned Array Antenna (UESA) Mountaintop Radar Testbed (RTB) on Makaha Ridge, Kauai, Hawaii.
Allowing a mountaintop in Pocatello, Idaho, to continue to be dubbed "Chinks Peak" reeks of insensitivity, writes columnist Emil Guillermo in the July 26 Asian Week "I thought it was a joke," he notes.
We alone offer it the exalted thin wind of the mountaintop.
At the outset, a representative of the Consulate named Greenwald (McNeice) seeks out Ace, who has become a recluse in a Tibetan monastery following the devastating loss of a raccoon he had been trying to rescue from a mountaintop. Ace, meditating amidst a Noah's Ark of serene animals, is lured out of retirement with the vigorous encouragement of the monastery's master priest.
Along the way, we spent a day at a fabulous hotel in Pokhara at the foot of the scenic Annapurna range and another day at a mountaintop hotel that provided a panoramic view of the Himalayas.
When seen on an isolated wooded mountaintop on a summer night, the display can be quite spooky, he says.