hill
Pronunciation Noun

hill (plural hills)

  1. An elevated location smaller than a mountain.
    The park is sheltered from the wind by a hill to the east.
    • 1908, W[illiam] B[lair] M[orton] Ferguson, chapter IV, in Zollenstein, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 731476803 ↗:
      So this was my future home, I thought! […] Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.
  2. A sloping road.
    You need to pick up speed to get up the hill that's coming up.
  3. (US) A heap of earth surrounding a plant.
  4. (US) A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them.
    a hill of corn or potatoes
  5. (baseball) The pitcher’s mound.
Translations Translations Translations Verb

hill (hills, present participle hilling; past and past participle hilled)

  1. To form into a heap or mound.
  2. To heap or draw earth around plants.
Translations Translations
Hill
Pronunciation Proper noun
  1. (US, with "the") Capitol Hill; the US Congress
  2. (Canada, with "the") Parliament Hill; the Parliament of Canada; the parliamentary precinct in Ottawa as opposed to parliamentary functions elsewhere in the country
  3. Surname for someone who lived on or by a hill.



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