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Definition of "tor" []

  • A high rock or pile of rocks on the top of a hill. (noun)
  • A rocky peak or hill. (noun)
  • A high hill, esp a bare rocky one (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A prominent rock or heap of rocks, esp on a hill (noun)

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Use "tor" in a sentence
  • "A geologist told me awhile ago that this tor is a remnant of the glacial period."
  • "If Eric I Can'tor is the rising star of the Republicant party, then the Republicants are doomed."
  • "Gaming-lessons. com says its youngest Halo 2″ instruc­tor is 8-year-old New Yorker Vic­tor De Leon III — bet­ter known by his online gamer name, Lil Poi­son — who has given sev­eral lessons a month since late last year, fit­ting the classes in after he has done his home­work."