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Definition 1: like a mountain in size and impressiveness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mountainous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • mountainous waves
  • a mountainous dark man

(mountainous is similar to ...) above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

"a large city" "set out for the big city" "a large sum" "a big (or large) barn" "a large family" "big businesses" "a big expenditure" "a large number of newspapers" "a big group of scientists" "large areas of the world"

Definition 2: having hills and crags - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mountainous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hilly terrain

Synonyms for mountainous in the sense of this definition

(mountainous is similar to ...) having or caused by an irregular surface

"trees with rough bark" "rough ground" "rough skin" "rough blankets" "his unsmooth face"

Definition 3: containing many mountains - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(mountainous is similar to ...) used of high or hilly country

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