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Hill appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • "Spacy assessor cadet, fold a hill I had lofted across," essay caps.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun hill:


The word hill is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun hill

What does hill mean as a name of something?

Hill is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: hills

  1. a local and well-defined elevation of the land
    • example: they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • more generic terms: elevation / natural elevation = a raised or elevated geological formation
    • more specific words:
    • instances:
      • Areopagus = a hill to the to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court
      • Golgotha / Calvary = a hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
      • Sion / Zion = originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill
      • Cotswold Hills / Cotswolds = a range of low hills in southwestern England
      • Cheviot Hills / Cheviots = a range of hills on the border between England and Scotland
      • Pennine Chain / Pennines = a system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south
      • Seven Hills of Rome = the hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built
      • Palatine = the most important of the Seven Hills of Rome
      • Flodden = a hill in Northumberland where the invading Scots were defeated by the English in 1513
      • Nilgiri Hills = hills in southern India
      • Capitol Hill / the Hill = a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets
      • Breed's Hill = a hill in Charlestown that was the site of the battle of Bunker Hill in 1775
      • San Juan Hill = a hill in eastern Cuba (near Santiago de Cuba) that was captured during the Spanish-American War
    • part: hillside = the side or slope of a hill
  2. structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
  3. risque English comedian (1925-1992)
  4. (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

Definition of the verb hill

What does hill mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: hilled | hilling | hills

  1. form into a hill
    • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
    • more generic words: forge / form / mold / mould / shape / work = make something, usually for a specific function


  1. Hill a.k.a. Hillary Rodham Clinton: Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is a former United States Secretary of State, U.S. Senator, and First Lady of the United States. From 2009 to 2013, she was the 67th Secretary of State, serving under President Barack Obama. She previously represented New York in the U.S. Senate. Before that, as the wife of President Bill Clinton, she was First Lady from 1993 to 2001. In the 2008 election, Clinton was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.
  2. Hill a.k.a. Bernard Hill is an English film, stage and television actor. He is known for playing Yosser Hughes, the troubled 'hard man' whose life is falling apart in Alan Bleasdale's groundbreaking 1980s TV drama Boys from the Blackstuff. He is also known for roles in blockbuster films, including Captain Edward Smith in Titanic, King Théoden in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and as the Warden of San Quentin Prison in the Clint Eastwood film True Crime.
  3. Hill a.k.a. James Hill was a Hollywood film producer in the 1950s and 1960s, where he often worked with Burt Lancaster, being part of Hill-Hecht-Lancaster Productions with Lancaster and Harold Hecht. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, he was the fifth husband of Rita Hayworth from 1958 to 1961. Like Hayworth, he developed Alzheimer's disease. He died in Santa Monica, California.
  4. Hill was an English cricketer who played for pre-county club Sussex. He made a single first-class appearance for the team, against 1825, against pre-county club Hampshire.
  5. Hill is a musical artist and the former member of Athens rock band Nightstalker.
    • profession: Musician
    • member of musical group Nightstalker (Guitar) between and (8 years)
  6. Hill was the husband of Fern Barry.

There are other people with in their name, like Amy Hill, Ann Hill, Ben Hill, Bob Hill, Dan Hill, Don Hill, E D Hill, Gil Hill, Gus Hill, Hal Hill and many others.


  1. Hill is a fictional character from the 2001 film Carmen: A Hip Hopera.
  2. Hill is a fictional character from 2005 film Shadowboxing.
  3. Hill is a fictional character from the 1997 war, epic, and political drama film The Opium War.
  4. Hill is a fictional character from the 2000 film Lockdown.
  5. Hill is a fictional character from the 2007 film Motives 2: Retribution.
  6. Hill is a fictional character from the 1951 film The Man in the White Suit.
  7. Hill is a fictional character from the 2006 film The Darkroom.
  8. Hill is a fictional character from the 2014 film Black Coffee.
  9. Hill a.k.a. Mrs. Hill is a fictional character from the 2005 film Pride and Prejudice.

There are other characters with in their name, like dr hill, Jim Hill, Kay Hill, Mr. Hill, mrs hill, Tom Hill, Bill Hill, Dave Hill, Dick Hill, Emma Hill, Fred Hill, Hank Hill, Judy Hill, Mary Hill, Paul Hill, Ruth Hill, Ward Hill, A. P. Hill, Betty Hill.


"Hill" is a painting (oil paint) by Candido Portinari, begun in (83 years ago).

  • media: oil paint


  1. Hill is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 1,089 at the 2010 census.
  2. Hill is a village and civil parish in South Gloucestershire, England, midway between the towns of Thornbury in South Gloucestershire and Berkeley in Gloucestershire. The parish stretches from the banks of the River Severn to an outcrop of the Cotswold escarpment. At the 2001 census, it had a population of 114. Hill has four working farms.
  3. Hill is a town in Price County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 364 at the 2000 census. Timms Hill, the highest point in Wisconsin, is located in the town of Hill.
  4. Hill is a hamlet in the English county of Warwickshire.
  5. Hill is a Tower in Etten-Leur, Netherlands, Europe.
  6. Hill is a Building.

There are other places with in their name, like Ant Hill, Ant-hill, Ash Hill, Bar Hill, Bay Hill, Ben Hill, Big Hill, Box Hill, Dry Hill, Elk Hill, Elm Hill, Fox Hill, Gay Hill, Gun Hill, Hill End, Hill Top, Hill-Top, Ide Hill, Ivy Hill and Kip Hill.


  1. Hill is a geographical feature category.
    • also known as Kulle
  2. Hill a.k.a. Headland: A headland is a coastal landform, a point of land usually high and often with a sheer drop, that extends out into a body of water. The word is often used as a synonym for promontory; a headland of considerable size often being called a cape. A headland is often referred to simply as a head; either in context or in names such as Beachy Head or Koko Head.
  3. Hill a.k.a. Burgess Hill Town F.C. is a football team, sports team.
  4. Hill is a small lunar impact crater that is located to the west of the prominent crater Macrobius, near the eastern edge of the Sinus Amoris. This crater was previously designated Macrobius B before being given a name by the IAU. It lies just to the north-northeast of Carmichael, another renamed satellite crater of Macrobius.
    • also known as هیل
  5. Hill is a website.

Phrases with Hill

Phrases starting with the word Hill:

  1. hill myna
  2. Hill-Fort
  3. Hill Climb
  4. Hill Glyph
  5. Hill Mynas
  6. Hill Pigeon
  7. Hill Prinia
  8. Hill Suncup
  9. Hill station

Phrases ending with the word Hill:

  1. Ant-hill
  2. nob hill
  3. Sam Hill
  4. the hill
  5. boot hill
  6. benny hill
  7. j. j. hill
  8. beacon hill
  9. bunker hill
  10. breed's hill
  11. capitol hill

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hill

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Google previewKentucky (1888)

A History of the State, Embracing a Concise Account of the Origin and Development of the Virginia Colony; Its Expansion Westward, and the Settlement of the Frontier Beyond the Alleghanies; the Erection of Kentucky as an Independent State, and Its Subsequent Development by William Henry Perrin, J. H. Battle, G. C. Kniffin

Hill is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and is a liberal contributor to all church and charitable organizations.

Hill is the second of three living children, viz: Delilah, J. H. and Milton O. Mr. Hill was educated at the Normal ...

Google previewDorchester (2005)

by Earl Taylor

JONES HILL is the hill bounded by Hancock and Pleasant Streets, Columbia Road, and Stoughton Street. KANE SQUARE is...

Google previewDialogue in Early South Asian Religions (2016)

Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Traditions by Brian Black

The hill is a place with smoke. 3. Therefore, the hill is a place with fire. This attempt at translation is missing certain parts of its Indian counterpart that may seem, at first glance, completely inessential for the task of proving the conclusion at hand ...

Google previewThe India directory, for the guidance of commanders of steamers and sailing vessels, founded upon the work of J. Horsburgh (1874)

The range of hills from the N. converge towards the coast between Marram and Kishran, and the Tower Hill is a little inside...

Google previewA Fearsome Heritage (2016)

Diverse Legacies of the Cold War by Dr John Schofield, Wayne Cocroft

Pagoda Hill is the highest location within the Peace Camp, and from the top of the hill is a commanding overview of the surrounding terrain including the south ...

Google previewHistory of Middlesex County, Connecticut (1884)

With Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men

Bushy Hill is a wild country north of Ivoryton. was known by this name as early as 1727. It Later a road led up to it...

Google previewThe Surrey Magazine (1901)

Brixton Hill is a wide thoroughfare, lined with trees for the greater part of its ...

Google previewThe Films of the Eighties (1995)

A Social History by William J. Palmer

Hamburger Hill is a horribly realistic film. But it is a fine film because its slow, relentless repetition of...

Hamburger Hill is an utterly fragmented, slice-of-life film for its first forty minutes. As in Platoon and Full Metal Jacket, there is a "naming of ...

Google previewResearches in Sinai (2013)

by William Matthew Flinders Petrie

ENCLOSURES OF STONE 67 looking down into the head of valley 3; the middledistance hill is the south—west end of that on which H is, and the distant hill is the one shown in fig. 71. A double enclosure is shown in fig. 83, which is about 8 ft.

Google previewSri Amarnatha Cave, the Abode of Shiva (1987)

by F. M. Hassnain, Yoshiaki Miura, Vijay Pandita

Pisu Bal Pisu Bal or the Pisu hill is the stage between Nila Ganga and Sheshram Nag. It is sight of the fight, which...

Google previewA geographic dictionary of Rhode Island (1894)

by Henry Gannett

Prescott; hill in town of Prescott; elevation, 1,100 feet Belchertown. Pride Crossing; village in southeastern part of Beverly Salem. Priest ; brook in Royalston Winchendon. Prince Head ; point on southeast coast of Peddock Island in Boston Bay ...

Google previewNolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary (2009)

by Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Hill

Hill, Kathleen Hill Nolo (Firm). promise (both ofwhich are referred to as consideration). Failure to fulfill a contractual promise is a breach, for which the other party may seek legal remedies such as performance and damages. proper ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Federal Agencies and Commissions (2009)

by Kathleen Hill, Gerald N. Hill

Kathleen Hill, Gerald N. Hill. quasi-officialagencies legislativebranch Quasi- Official Agencies.

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Small photo of Colourful terraced houses of Notting Hill. Notting Hill is one of the most expensive residential areas in London, UK, famous for the yearly carnival.Small photo of LONDON, UK - March 11, 2018: Colourful terraced houses of Notting Hill. Notting Hill is one of the most expensive residential areas in London, UK, famous for the yearly carnival.Small photo of Capitol Hill, WashingtonSmall photo of Old Well, University of North Carolina, Chapel HillSmall photo of Cloudy Hill ForestSmall photo of Beautiful bluebonnets along a lake in the Texas Hill Country.Small photo of Hill of Tara aerial view. Ireland, Co. Meath. October 2017 More...

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Quotes about Hill

No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the other. (Frank Lloyd Wright)
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Scrabble value of H4I1L1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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