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hillock

Syllabification: hill·ock
Pronunciation: /ˈhilək
 
/

Definition of hillock in English:

noun

A small hill or mound.
Example sentences
  • This is the top of Pole Hill, a wooded hillock in Norman Tebbitt's old stomping round of Chingford.
  • For no less than three miles this vast upland of hillocks and brows roll on, serried knolls which appear to stretch onwards into infinity.
  • Le Moulin Rouge is an exotic nightclub situated in Montmartre, a community on the Butte hillock overlooking Paris.
Synonyms
mound, small hill, prominence, elevation, rise, knoll, hummock, hump, dune;
bank, ridge, knob
formal eminence

Derivatives

hillocky

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • The relief is far from uniform: hillocky areas intermingled with low mountains, plain and river valleys.
  • Its relief is typically hillocky with the absolute marks up to 228 m.
  • They have a hillocky surface, and the soils profile is poor.

Words that rhyme with hillock

pillock

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