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hill·ock

 (hĭl′ək)
n.
1. A small hill.
2. Biology A small protuberance or elevation, as from an organ, tissue, or structure.

[Middle English hillok, from hil, hill; see hill.]

hill′ock·y adj.
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hillock

(ˈhɪlək)
n
(Physical Geography) a small hill or mound
[C14 hilloc, from hill + -ock]
ˈhillocked, ˈhillocky adj
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hill•ock

(ˈhɪl ək)

n.
a small hill.
[1350–1400]
hill′ocked, hill′ock•y, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hillock - a small natural hillhillock - a small natural hill      
anthill, formicary - a mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest
hill - a local and well-defined elevation of the land; "they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia"
kopje, koppie - a small hill rising up from the African veld
molehill - a mound of earth made by moles while burrowing
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hillock

noun mound, knoll, hummock, barrow, knap (dialect), tump (Western English dialect), monticule He had spent the night huddled behind a hillock for shelter.
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Translations
تَلَّه، أكَمَه
kopeček
lille bakke
hóll
tepeciktümsek

hillock

[ˈhɪlək] Nmontículo m, altozano m
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hillock

[ˈhɪlək] npetite colline f, butte f
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hillock

nHügel m, → Anhöhe f
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hillock

[ˈhɪlək] ncollinetta, poggio
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hill

(hil)
1. noun a piece of high land, smaller than a mountain. We went for a walk in the hills yesterday.
2. a slope on a road. This car has difficulty going up steep hills.
ˈhillock (-lək) noun
a small hill.
ˈhilly adjective
having many hills. hilly country.
ˈhillside noun
the side or slope of a hill. The hillside was covered with new housing.
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