old mountain

old mountain

[′ōld ¦mau̇nt·ən]
(geology)
A mountain that was formed before the beginning of the Tertiary Period.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"The old mountain has thrown a stone at us, for fear we should forget him," said the landlord, recovering himself.
'The old mountain has thrown a stone at us, for fear we should forget him,' said the landlord, recovering himself.
We were approaching the famed Pillars of Hercules, and already the African one, "Ape's Hill," a grand old mountain with summit streaked with granite ledges, was in sight.
The lake seemed to wash away the troubles of the past, and the grand old mountains to look benignly down upon them saying, "Little children, love one another."
He is open about the task facing local Tories and his strategy is a bit like the old mountain trekking mantra on how to tackle the highest peaks - take short steps and deep breaths.
Their shtick was to replicate an old mountain lodge somewhere out of America's rustic past.
Baguio definitely still provides an allure for those longing for the serenity of the good old mountain resort, the scent of pine at the Camp John Hay, the city's watershed and last patch of greenery.
Professional fighting man Carter O'Brien can stick around Scot's Post, California, and risk taking a bullet from the brother of a man he had to kill when the guy was trying to rob him in a dark alley, or he can ride up into the treacherous winter-locked mountains with an old mountain man named Charlie Button on an impossible mission of mercy trying to recover a stranded wagon train of men, women and children.
"I wanted ex-convicts, wolf wranglers, wannabe Davey Crocketts and crazy old mountain men that are drunk by 11am.
Why wouldn't every bowhunter come to these beautiful landscapes in pursuit of an old mountain buck?
WHERE in Europe is there a peninsula named after the Bulgarian for 'old mountain'?
In the heart of Winona lies Old Mountain, a piece of land with rolling hills and untouched beauty.