Definition of


  1. (noun, object) a local and well-defined elevation of the land
  2. (noun, artifact) structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
  3. (noun, person) United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)
  4. (noun, person) risque English comedian (1925-1992)
  5. (noun, artifact) (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
  6. (verb, creation) form into a hill

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Origin of the word Hill

  1. O.E. hyll, from P.Gmc. *khulnis (cf. M.Du. hille, Low Ger. hull "hill," O.N. hallr "stone," Goth. hallus "rock," O.N. holmr "islet in a bay," O.E. holm "rising land, island"), from PIE base *kel- "to rise, be elevated, to be prominent" (cf. Skt. kutam "top, skull;" L. collis "hill," columna "pro… more

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Words that sound like Hill

hail, halal, hale, haley, hall, hallah, halle, hallel, halley, halloo, hallow, hallway, halo, haul, haul away, hawala, heal, heal all, heel, hel, hela, hell, hellhole, hello, hillel, hilly, hilo, hl, hole, holey, holla, hollo

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