mountain range definition

  • noun:
    • some mountain ridges alike in form, course, and beginning.
    • a number of adjoining mountains, frequently in a line.
    • some lines of mountains.
    • a selection of mountains; specifically, in geology, the variety of just about synchronous ridges formed within the location and edge of an individual anticlinal or synclinal mountain-fold thought to be a unit.
    • a number of hills or mountains
  • adjective:
    • a series of mountains closely related in place and path.

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