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Hill

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Noun

1. hill

a local and well-defined elevation of the land

Example Sentences:
'they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia'

2. hill, mound

structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones

Example Sentences:
'they built small mounds to hide behind'

3. hill, j. j. hill, james jerome hill

United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)

4. alfred hawthorne, benny hill, hill

risque English comedian (1925-1992)

5. hill, mound, pitcher's mound

(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

Verb

6. hill

form into a hill

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Hill

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noun
1. 
a. 
a conspicuous and often rounded natural elevation of the earth's surface, less high or craggy than a mountain
b. 
(in combination)
a hillside
a hilltop
2. 
a. 
a heap or mound made by a person or animal
b. 
(in combination)
a dunghill
3. 
an incline; slope
4.  over the hill
5.  up hill and down dale
verb (transitive)
6. 
to form into a hill or mound
7. 
to cover or surround with a mound or heap of earth
noun
1. 
Archibald Vivian. 1886–1977, British biochemist, noted for his research into heat loss in muscle contraction: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1922)
2. 
Damon Graham Devereux, son of Graham Hill. born 1960, British motor-racing driver; Formula One world champion (1996)
3. 
David Octavius 1802–70, Scottish painter and portrait photographer, noted esp for his collaboration with the chemist Robert Adamson (1821–48)
4. 
Sir Geoffrey (William). 1932–2016, British poet: his books include King Log (1968), Mercian Hymns (1971), The Mystery of the Charity of Charles Péguy (1983), and The Orchards of Syon (2002)
5. 
Graham. 1929–75, British motor-racing driver: Formula One world champion (1962, 1968)
6. 
Octavia. 1838–1912, British housing reformer; a founder of the National Trust
7. 
Sir Rowland. 1795–1879, British originator of the penny postage
8. 
Susan (Elizabeth). born 1942, British novelist and writer of short stories: her books include I'm the King of the Castle (1970) The Woman in Black (1983), and Felix Derby (2002)

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Hill

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James Jerome1838-1916; U.S. railroad magnate & financier, born in Canada
noun
1. 
a natural raised part of the earth's surface, often rounded and smaller than a mountain
2. 
a small pile, heap, or mound
an anthill
3. 
a. 
a small mound of soil heaped over or around plants and tubers
a hill of potatoes
b. 
the plant or plants rooted in such a mound
verb transitive
4. 
to shape into or like a hill
5. 
to cover with a hill (sense 3) hill (sense 3a)

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Hill

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n.
1. A well-defined natural elevation smaller than a mountain.
2. A small heap, pile, or mound.
3.
a. A mound of earth piled around and over a plant.
b. A plant thus covered.
4. An incline, especially of a road; a slope.
5. Hill
a. Capitol Hill. Often used with the.
b. The US Congress. Often used with the.
tr.v. hilled, hill·ing, hills
1. To form into a hill, pile, or heap.
2. To cover (a plant) with a mound of soil.
American railroad magnate who promoted the Great Northern Railway and with J.P. Morgan gained control of the Northern Pacific Railroad in a stock market struggle that provoked the Panic of 1901.
American Confederate officer active in the Seven Days' Battle, the Second Battle of Bull Run, and the Battle of Antietam (all 1862). Units under his command began the Battle of Gettysburg (1863).

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