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Definition of "knoll" []

  • A small rounded hill or mound; a hillock. (noun)
  • To ring mournfully; knell. (verb-intransitive)
  • To ring or sound (a bell, for example) mournfully; knell. (verb-transitive)
  • A knell. (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 "knoll" in a sentence
  • "This piece which I own, consisting of nearly 20 acres on top of a knoll, is just 15 minutes from the nearest town yet has unobstructed views extending at least 30 miles in every direction."
  • "Love the vintage farah slacks and penny loafers our shooter from the grassy knoll is wearing on front cover."
  • "“A sun (face) on wand (neck) in knoll of sand (hips) she showed” etc,"