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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.]
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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]
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a rocky pinnacle; a peak of a rocky mountain or hill.
[before 900; Old English torr < Celtic; compare Irish tor, Welsh twr heap, pile]
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-]
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|Noun||1.||tor - a prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill|
|2.||tor - a high rocky hill |
hill - a local and well-defined elevation of the land; "they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia"
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n (esp in names) → Berg m
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