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Meaning of HILL

Pronunciation:  hil, hil

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind"
  2. [n]  (in baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
  3. [n]  a local and well-defined elevation of the land
  4. [n]  risque English comedian (1925-1992)
  5. [n]  United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)
  6. [v]  form into a hill

HILL is a 4 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: Alfred Hawthorne, Benny Hill, J. J. Hill, James Jerome Hill, mound, pitcher's mound
 See Also: barbette, barrow, baseball diamond, baseball equipment, burial mound, businessman, Calvary, Capitol Hill, comedian, comic, construction, diamond, elevation, embankment, foothill, forge, form, Golgotha, grave mound, hammock, hillock, hillside, hummock, infield, knoll, man of affairs, mold, mould, mound, natural elevation, Palatine, shape, Sion, snowbank, structure, the Hill, tor, tumulus, work, Zion



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Hill\, n. [OE. hil, hul, AS. hyll; akin to OD. hille, hil,
    L. collis, and prob. to E. haulm, holm, and column. Cf. 2d
    1. A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising
       above the common level of the surrounding land; an
       eminence less than a mountain.
             Every mountain and hill shall be made low. --Is. xl.
    2. The earth raised about the roots of a plant or cluster of
       plants. [U. S.] See {Hill}, v. t.
    3. A single cluster or group of plants growing close
       together, and having the earth heaped up about them; as, a
       hill of corn or potatoes. [U. S.]
    {Hill ant} (Zo["o]l.), a common ant ({Formica rufa}), of
       Europe and America, which makes mounds or ant-hills over
       its nests.
    {Hill myna} (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of birds of
       India, of the genus {Gracula}, and allied to the
       starlings. They are easily taught to speak many words.
       [Written also {hill mynah}.] See {Myna}.
    {Hill partridge} (Zo["o]l.), a partridge of the genus
       {Aborophila}, of which numerous species in habit Southern
       Asia and the East Indies.
    {Hill tit} (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of small
       Asiatic singing birds of the family {Leiotrichid[ae]}.
       Many are beautifully colored.
  2. \Hill\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hilled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon;
    as, to hill corn.
          Showing them how to plant and hill it.   --Palfrey.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are climbing a hill means your struggles in achieving a goal. Dreaming that you are standing on top of a hill means that you have succeeded in your endeavors or that you have now have the resources to complete a task at hand.
Easton Bible Dictionary

(1.) Heb. gib'eah, a curved or rounded hill, such as are common to Palestine (Ps. 65:12; 72:3; 114:4, 6).

(2.) Heb. har, properly a mountain range rather than an individual eminence (Ex. 24:4, 12, 13, 18; Num. 14:40, 44, 45). In Deut. 1:7, Josh. 9:1; 10:40; 11:16, it denotes the elevated district of Judah, Benjamin, and Ephraim, which forms the watershed between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.

(3.) Heb. ma'aleh in 1 Sam. 9:11. Authorized Version "hill" is correctly rendered in the Revised Version "ascent."

(4.) In Luke 9:37 the "hill" is the Mount of Transfiguration.

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