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Hilary term
Hilary-term
Hilbert
Hilbert space
Hild
Hildebrand
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Hilen
hilieb
Hilkiah
Hill
hill climb
Hill Damaras
hill myna
hill mynah
hill of beans
Hill of Evil Counsel
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hill shading
hill tit
HILL, HILL COUNTRY
HILL; MOUNT; MOUNTAIN
Hillary
hillbilly
hillbilly music

Hill ant definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hill Hill, n. [OE. hil, hul, AS. hyll; akin to OD. hille, hil, L. collis, and prob. to E. haulm, holm, and column. Cf. 2d Holm.] 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. 4. 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.



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