Definition of hogback in English:

hogback

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɒgbak
 
/
(also hog's back)

noun

  • A long hill or mountain ridge with steep sides.
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    • It wasn't that far of a drive, about ten minutes or so to the other side of the hogback and then five minutes to get to the place.
    • In addition, he discovered the first Stegosaurus and Apatosaurus skeletons in the hogback ridge to the southwest of the Table Mountains.
    • I reached the summit of the hog's back mountain without difficulty, and rested at the cross on its peak.

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