Translation of mountain in Spanish:


montaña, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmaʊntɪn//ˈmaʊnt(ə)n/


  • 1

    montaña feminine
    (stream/path) (before noun) de montaña
    (air) de la montaña
    (scenery) montañoso
    the butter mountain los excedentes de mantequilla
    • to make a mountain out of a molehill hacer una montaña de un grano de arena
    • mountain rescue team equipo de rescate de montaña
  • 2informal

    (large quantity)
    montaña feminine informal
    • Gallacher attends his fair share of meetings and usually has a mountain of paperwork to get through at the end of the day.
    • When I got into work there was a mountain of work to get through, loads of meeting requests and several problems to sort out.
    • In the Middle Ages, mountains of coal piled up in London as a result of sea trade.
    • Then there was the fallout, as the dreams of growth vanished to leave only rapidly diminishing cash piles or large mountains of debt.
    • Never have I had such a mountain of paperwork to clear before Christmas.