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tor

 (tôr)
n.
1. A high rock or pile of rocks on the top of a hill.
2. A rocky peak or hill.

[Middle English, from Old English torr, probably of Celtic origin.]

tor

(tɔː)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a high hill, esp a bare rocky one
2. (Physical Geography) chiefly Southwest English a prominent rock or heap of rocks, esp on a hill
[Old English torr, probably of Celtic origin; compare Scottish Gaelic torr pile, Welsh twr]

tor

(tɔr)

n.
a rocky pinnacle; a peak of a rocky mountain or hill.
[before 900; Old English torr < Celtic; compare Irish tor, Welsh twr heap, pile]

-tor

a suffix found in loanwords from Latin, forming personal agent nouns from verbs and, less commonly, from nouns: janitor; orator; victor.
[< Latin -tor (s. -tōr-), c. Greek -tōr (s. -tor-), Skt -tar-]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tor - a prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hilltor - a prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill
rock, stone - a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter; "he threw a rock at me"
2.tor - a high rocky hilltor - a high rocky hill      
hill - a local and well-defined elevation of the land; "they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia"
Translations

tor

[tɔːʳ] Ncolina f abrupta y rocosa, pico m pequeño (esp en el suroeste de Inglaterra)

tor

n (esp in names) → Berg m
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