HyperDic: hill

English > 6 senses of the word hill / Hill:
NOUNobjecthilla local and well-defined elevation of the land
artifacthill, moundstructure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
person Hill, J. J. Hill, James Jerome HillUnited States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)
person Hill, Benny Hill, Alfred Hawthornerisque English comedian (1925-1992)
artifacthill, mound, pitcher's mound(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
VERBcreationhillform into a hill
hill / Hill > pronunciation
Soundshhih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > hill: 6 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA local and well-defined elevation of the land.
Example"they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia"
InstancesAreopagusA hill to the to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court
Breed's HillA hill in Charlestown that was the site of the battle of Bunker Hill in 1775
Calvary, GolgothaA hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
Capitol Hill, the HillA hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets
Cheviots, Cheviot HillsA range of hills on the border between England and Scotland
Cotswolds, Cotswold HillsA range of low hills in southwestern England
FloddenA hill in Northumberland where the invading Scots were defeated by the English in 1513
Nilgiri Hillshills in southern India
PalatineThe most important of the Seven Hills of Rome
Pennines, Pennine ChainA system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south
San Juan HillA hill in eastern Cuba (near Santiago de Cuba) that was captured during the Spanish-American War
Seven Hills of RomeThe hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built
Zion, Sionoriginally / originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites / Israelites)
PartshillsideThe side or slope of a hill
NarrowerbutteA hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding region
foothillA relatively low hill on the lower slope of a mountain
knoll, mound, hillock, hummock, hammockA small natural hill
torA high rocky hill
Broadernatural elevation, elevationA raised or elevated geological formation
Spanishcerro, colina, collado, loma, montaña, monte, otero
Catalanpuig, tossal, turó
Adjectiveshillyhaving hills and crags
Verbshillform into a hill
English > hill: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningstructure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones.
Synonymmound
Narrowerbarbette(formerly) a mound of earth inside a fort / fort from which heavy gun can be fired over the parapet
burial mound, grave mound, barrow, tumulus(archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs
embankmentA long artificial mound of stone or earth
snowbank, snow bankA mound or heap of snow
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishmontículo, morón, túmulo
Catalanmota
Verbshillform into a hill
English > Hill: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States railroad tycoon (1838-1916).
SynonymsJ. J. Hill, James Jerome Hill
Instance ofbusinessman, man of affairsA person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
SpanishHill, James Jerome Hill, J. J. Hill
English > Hill: 6 senses > noun 4, person
Meaningrisque English comedian (1925-1992).
SynonymsBenny Hill, Alfred Hawthorne
Instance ofcomedian, comicA professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
SpanishBenny Hill
CatalanBenny Hill
English > hill: 6 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaning(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands.
Synonymsmound, pitcher's mound
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Part ofbaseball diamond, diamond, infieldThe area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
Broaderbaseball equipmentequipment used in playing baseball
Spanishbase de lanzamiento, montículo
Catalanmonticle del llançador
Verbshillform into a hill
English > hill: 6 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningform into a hill.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Nounshill(baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
hillstructure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
hilla local and well-defined elevation of the land

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