Definition of hillock in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɪlək/


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.
mound, small hill, prominence, eminence, elevation, rise, knoll, hummock, hump, tump, dune, barrow, tumulus;
bank, ridge;
Northern English  howe;
North American  knob;
South African  koppie
archaic knap, monticle



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


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Line breaks: hil|lock

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