mountain
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mountain(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. la montaña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world.El monte Everest es la montaña más alta del mundo.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(large quantity)
a. la montaña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After last night's party, we have to clean up a mountain of trash.Después de la fiesta de anoche, tenemos que limpiar una montaña de basura.
b. el montón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The boss left me a mountain of work to do.El jefe me dejó un montón de trabajo que hacer.
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mountain
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la montaña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
a mountain of workuna montaña de trabajo
EC butter mountaintoneladas de excedentes comunitarios de mantequilla
to make a mountain out of a molehillhacer una montaña de un grano de arena
mountain bikebicicleta de montaña
mountain climbingmontañismo m, alpinismo andinismo m
mountain goatcabra f montés
mountain lionpuma m
mountain rangecadena montañosa, cordillera f
mountain rescue teamequipo de rescate de montaña
Mountain Standard Timehora oficial en la zona de las Montañas Rocosas en los Estados Unidos
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mountain [ˈmaʊntɪn]
noun
montaña (f); [of work etc] montón (m)
in the mountains en la montaña
to make a mountain out of a molehill hacer una montaña de un grano de arena
modifier
mountain ash (n) serbal (m)
mountain bike (n) bicicleta (f) de montaña
mountain chain (n) (large) cordillera (f); cadena (f) montañosa; (smaller) sierra (f)
mountain goat (n) cabra (f) montés
mountain hut (n) albergue (m) de montaña
mountain lion (n) puma (m)
mountain pass (n) puerto (m) or paso (m) de montaña
mountain range (n) (large) cordillera (f); (smaller) sierra (f)
mountain refuge (n) albergue (m) de montaña
mountain rescue (n) servicio (m) de rescate de montaña
mountain sickness (n) mal (m) de montaña; puna (f); (LAm) soroche (m); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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