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1. A low mound or ridge of earth; a knoll.
2. See hammock2.
3. A ridge or hill of ice in an ice field.
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1. (Physical Geography) a hillock; knoll
2. (Physical Geography) a ridge or mound of ice in an ice field
3. (Physical Geography) chiefly Also called: hammock Southern US a wooded area lying above the level of an adjacent marsh
[C16: of uncertain origin; compare hump, hammock]
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1. Also, hammock. an elevated tract of land rising above the general level of a marshy region.
2. a knoll or hillock.
3. a ridge in an ice field.
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|Noun||1.||hummock - a small natural hill |
hill - a local and well-defined elevation of the land; "they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia"
molehill - a mound of earth made by moles while burrowing
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hummock[ˈhʌmək] n (= hillock) → tertre m
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n → (kleiner) Hügel
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