Definition of anthill in English:

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anthill

Pronunciation: /ˈanthɪl/

noun

A nest in the form of a mound built by ants or termites.
Example sentences
  • All over the dunes I had noticed tiny little mounds that looked like anthills with no hole.
  • Seeking a snack, wild chimpanzees dip sticks into an anthill to fish out the insects.
  • Last, but not least, you'll have to make sure you've got an assortment of warrior ants guarding your anthill against unwanted insects and animals.

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