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 for The Mountain
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mountain \Moun"tain\, n. [OE. mountaine, montaine, F. montagne,
     LL. montanea, montania, fr. L. mons, montis, a mountain; cf.
     montanus belonging to a mountain. See 1st Mount.]
     1. A large mass of earth and rock, rising above the common
        level of the earth or adjacent land; earth and rock
        forming an isolated peak or a ridge; an eminence higher
        than a hill; a mount.
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     2. pl. A range, chain, or group of such elevations; as, the
        White Mountains.
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     3. A mountainlike mass; something of great bulk; a large
        quantity.
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              I should have been a mountain of mummy. --Shak.
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     The Mountain (--La montagne) (French Hist.), a popular name
        given in 1793 to a party of extreme Jacobins in the
        National Convention, who occupied the highest rows of
        seats.
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