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Definition of Hill

Hill

  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.
  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.
  4. To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.

Hill Quotations

Henry Ward Beecher Quote
It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
Henry Ward Beecher

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Nelson Mandela

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
Victor Hugo

Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Hill Translations

hill in Danish is bakke
hill in Dutch is aanaarden
hill in Hungarian is domb, hegy
hill in Italian is collina, pendio, eminenza
hill in Portuguese is monte, colina
hill in Spanish is colina, cerro, cerro
hill in Swedish is kulle, backe

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