Definition of Black Mountain in US English:

Black Mountain


  • Attributive Designating, belonging, or relating to a school of projective poets led by Charles Olson (1910–70) who taught at Black Mountain College, North Carolina.


1960s; earliest use found in Hudson Review. From the name of Black Mountain College, North Carolina, where the school of poetry originated.


Black Mountain

/ˌblak ˈmaʊntɪn/