Definition of monticle in English:
A small mountain or hill.
- He stood on the top of a steep monticle, used by pilots as a look-out for vessels approaching the coast.
- The monticle stands not far from the western extremity of the valley.
- The old castle and fortress of Guevara is perched on the crown of what Captain Dalgetty would call a monticle, rising very abruptly out of the most arid and dry plain it was ever my fortune to visit.
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