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Definition of "hill" []

  • A well-defined natural elevation smaller than a mountain. (noun)
  • A small heap, pile, or mound. (noun)
  • A mound of earth piled around and over a plant. (noun)
  • A plant thus covered. (noun)
  • An incline, especially of a road; a slope. (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.

Use "hill" in a sentence
  • "Poster2: * Runs up the hill, tosses a ball past Poster1 and watches Poster1 run down the hill* then he/she states "My hill!""
  • "THOUSANDS of sheep, soft-footed, black-nosed sheep—one by one going up the hill and over the fence—one by one four-footed pattering up and over—one by one wiggling their stub tails as they take the short jump and go over—one by one silently unless for the multitudinous drumming of their hoofs as they move on and go over—thousands and thousands of them in the grey haze of evening just after sundown—one by one slanting in a long line to pass over the hill—"
  • "Finding the path up the hill is the only difficult point on the hike."