mountainous

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Borrowing from Old French montaingneus (cf. modern montagneux), from montaigne, or from Late Latin montāniōsus, from Latin montānus.

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mountainous (comparative more mountainous, superlative most mountainous)

  1. Having many mountains; rough (terrain); rocky.
  2. Resembling a mountain, especially in size.
  3. (by extension, of a problem or task) Very difficult.

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