from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The side of a mountain.

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  • n. The sloping side of a mountain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the side or slope of a mountain


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  • I love the story of Elijah, and when they're surrounded by the army and someone says to him, "We're surrounded, we're never going to escape," he asked God to open his eyes, and he sees the whole mountainside is filled with chariots of fire.

    Mike Ragogna: Motown & The Hitmen: Conversations with Smokey Robinson, Jimmy Ryan, and Sarah Sample

  • On Friday evenings the husbands, Simon among them, made their way up the mountainside from the train station by means of the one ancient village taxi, or else they trudged with their suitcases and their city bundles along the mile of dusty stone-strewn road, between high weedy growths, uphill to the colonies of cottages.

    What Happened to the Baby?

  • Unless that mountainside is going to be developed or something, there's not

    Remains Returned List WWII

  • About three weeks after my last treatment, I came down to the Ride for the Roses and rode the Austin mountainside (on a mountain bike, mind you) with you and others that had battled this and other illnesses and the overall experience has been a treasure for me and my family. - Letters to Lance

  • It is hard work, but the climb up the mountainside is a job in itself.

    Work Camp 1203 L

  • Nestled within the folds of the mountainside was a concrete pillbox, barely visible in the twilight.

    The Omega Theory

  • Your mountainside is a true garden, with human intervention only adding to its splendor.

    Time Marches On-2009 Bloom Day « Fairegarden

  • It was a great visit, the mountainside was a vision and the cozy cabin is coming along nicely.

    Happiness Is … « Fairegarden

  • Today, the two massive, crumbling walls leaning out of the mountainside are the only reminder of the region's ancient prosperity.

    Inside The Land Of Sheba

  • Technology has better enabled humans to exercise choice: the only difference between embryo selection and the Greeks exposing unwanted infants on the mountainside is the degree to which technology allows us to fine-tune our ethical distinctions.

    "If I do discriminate, it's that I only want healthy, intelligent people."


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