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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.


Synonymsmound


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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