Definition of Range of mountains
1. Noun. A series of hills or mountains. "The plains lay just beyond the mountain range"
Specialized synonyms: Adirondack Mountains, Adirondacks, Admiralty Range, Alaska Range, Alleghenies, Allegheny Mountains, Alps, The Alps, Altai Mountains, Altay Mountains, Andes, Apennines, Appalachian Mountains, Appalachians, Atlas Mountains, Australian Alps, Balkan Mountain Range, Balkan Mountains, Balkans, Berkshire Hills, Berkshires, Black Hills, Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge Mountains, Cantabrian Mountains, Carpathian Mountains, Carpathians, Cascade Mountains, Cascade Range, Cascades, Catskill Mountains, Catskills, Caucasus, Caucasus Mountains, Coast Mountains, Coast Range, Cumberland Mountains, Cumberland Plateau, Dolomite Alps, Eastern Highlands, Great Dividing Range, Great Smoky Mountains, Green Mountains, Guadalupe Mountains, Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas, Hindu Kush, Hindu Kush Mountains, Karakoram, Karakoram Range, Karakorum Range, Mustagh, Mustagh Range, Kuenlun, Kuenlun Mountains, Kunlan Shan, Kunlun, Kunlun Mountains, Mesabi Range, Mount Carmel, Nan Ling, Ozark Mountains, Ozark Plateau, Ozarks, Pamir Mountains, The Pamirs, Pyrenees, Rhodope Mountains, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Sacramento Mountains, San Juan Mountains, Sayan Mountains, Selkirk Mountains, Sierra, Sierra Madre Occidental, Sierra Madre Oriental, High Sierra, Sierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada Mountains, Sierra Nevada, St. Elias Mountains, St. Elias Range, Taconic Mountains, Teton Range, Tien Shan, Tyan Shan, Transylvanian Alps, Tyrolean Alps, Ural Mountains, Urals
Generic synonyms: Formation, Geological Formation
Terms within: Massif, Mountain Pass, Notch, Pass
Lexicographical Neighbors of Range Of Mountains
Literary usage of Range of mountains
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. In Darkest Africa Or the Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"Recent travellers who have failed to see this range—Its classical history —The range of mountains viewed from Pisgah by us in 1887—The twin cones and snowy ..."
2. In Darkest Africa by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"Recent travellers who have failed to sec this range—Its classical history —The range of mountains viewed from Pisgah by us in 1887—The twin cones and snowy ..."
3. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey: Made Under the by United States Department of the Interior, William Hemsley Emory, Spencer Fullerton Baird, Charles Frederic Girard, Timothy Abbott Conrad, George Engelmann, James Hall, Charles Christopher Parry, Arthur Carl Victor Schott, John Torrey (1859)
"After passing this range of mountains, the survey was carried on with less labor than was previously encountered until we reached the Sierra San Vincente. ..."
4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1872)
"Was not the Kuen Luen, then, a range of mountains as much as those seen from the valley of the Ganges? He did not deny that they were parts of the same ..."
5. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"The western shores are bleak and rugged, but the eastern are more pleasing, Jt'RA, a range of mountains between Switzerland and France, extending about 180 ..."
6. Religion in America: Or an Account of the Origin, Relation to the State, and by Robert Baird (1844)
"Rather a system, than a range, of mountains, it is composed of parallel ridges, ... In a part of its northern extension, this range of mountains seems to ..."
7. Religion in America: Or an Account of the Origin, Relation to the State, and by Robert Baird (1844)
"Rather л system, than a range, of mountains, it is composed of parallel ridges, ... In a part of its northern extension, this range of mountains seems to ..."