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English noun: hill

1. hill (object) a local and well-defined elevation of the land

SamplesThey loved to roam the hills of West Virginia.

Broader (hypernym)elevation, natural elevation

Narrower (hyponym)butte, foothill, hammock, hillock, hummock, knoll, mound, tor

Instance hyponymAreopagus, Breed's Hill, Calvary, Capitol Hill, Cheviot Hills, Cheviots, Cotswold Hills, Cotswolds, Flodden, Golgotha, Nilgiri Hills, Palatine, Pennine Chain, Pennines, San Juan Hill, Seven Hills of Rome, Sion, the Hill, Zion

Part holonymhillside

2. hill (artifact) structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones

SamplesThey built small mounds to hide behind.


Broader (hypernym)construction, structure

Narrower (hyponym)barbette, barrow, burial mound, embankment, grave mound, snow bank, snowbank, tumulus

3. Hill (person) United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)

SynonymsJ. J. Hill, James Jerome Hill

Instance hypernymbusinessman, man of affairs

4. Hill (person) risque English comedian (1925-1992)

SynonymsAlfred Hawthorne, Benny Hill

Instance hypernymcomedian, comic

5. hill (artifact) (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

Synonymsmound, pitcher's mound

Broader (hypernym)baseball equipment

Part meronymbaseball diamond, diamond, infield

Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

English verb: hill

1. hill (creation) form into a hill

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

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