Definition of Mountain time in English:

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Mountain time

Pronunciation: /ˈmount(ə)n tīm/
The standard time in a zone including parts of the US and Canada in or near the Rocky Mountains, specifically.
Example sentences
  • Heading north on Mexico's Highway 200, I soon crossed from the Central into the Mountain time zone.
  • The same line separates the Pacific and Mountain time zones - and Arizona doesn't observe Daylight Saving Time.
  • This is similar to much of Texas, which should (by longitude) be mostly in the Mountain time zone instead of the Central time zone.

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Syllabification: Moun·tain time

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