Definition of "chain of mountains" [chain of mountains]
A series of hills or mountains(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "chain of mountains" in a sentence
"In fact, the landscape could better be described as a moonscape: the flat sand plain, the occasional meteorite crater, and of course the chain of mountains guarding the landward approach about a half mile inland."
"Sha-mo. or desert of Gobi; the north-west region, a plateau connected with the Great Altaï, including Kobdo and Urga, and bounded on the S.E. by the Ektagh Altaï, (or Mongolian, or southern Altaï); the southwestern region of the great K'ingan, a long chain of mountains stretching from the Shara Muren to the Argún River, separating the plateau of Gobi from the Manchurian plains."
"The cave was in the foothills of a chain of mountains at the southern tip of a peninsula that jutted halfway into a midcontinent inland sea."