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Definition 1: (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hill in the sense of this definition

(hill is a kind of ...) equipment used in playing baseball

(... is part of hill) the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate

(hill belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 2: structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where hill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they built small mounds to hide behind

Synonyms for hill in the sense of this definition

(hill is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of hill ) (formerly) a mound of earth inside a fort from which heavy gun can be fired over the parapet

(... is a kind of hill ) (archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs

(... is a kind of hill ) a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection

(... is a kind of hill ) a mound or heap of snow

Definition 3: a local and well-defined elevation of the land - [noun denoting object]

Samples where hill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia

(hill is a kind of ...) a raised or elevated geological formation

(... is a kind of hill ) a high rocky hill

(... is a kind of hill ) a small natural hill

(... is a kind of hill ) a relatively low hill on the lower slope of a mountain

(... is a kind of hill ) a hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding region; has a flat top and sloping sides

(... is an instance of hill) a hill in eastern Cuba (near Santiago de Cuba) that was captured during the Spanish-American War

"Theodore Roosevelt and his Rough Riders became famous for their charge up San Juan Hill"

(... is an instance of hill) a hill in Charlestown that was the site of the battle of Bunker Hill in 1775

(... is an instance of hill) a hill in Washington, D.C., where the Capitol Building sits and Congress meets

"they are debating the budget today on Capitol Hill"

(... is an instance of hill) hills in southern India

(... is an instance of hill) a hill in Northumberland where the invading Scots were defeated by the English in 1513

(... is an instance of hill) a hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified

(... is an instance of hill) 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; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem

"the inhabitants of Jerusalem are personified as `the daughter of Zion'"

(... is an instance of hill) a range of low hills in southwestern England

(... is an instance of hill) 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

(... is an instance of hill) a range of hills on the border between England and Scotland

(... is an instance of hill) a system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south; forms the watershed for English rivers

(... is an instance of hill) the hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built

(... is an instance of hill) the most important of the Seven Hills of Rome; supposedly the location of the first settlement and the site of many imperial palaces

(hill is a part of ...) the side or slope of a hill

Definition 4: risque English comedian (1925-1992) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hill in the sense of this definition

(hill is an instance of ...) a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts

Definition 5: United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hill in the sense of this definition

(hill is an instance of ...) a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)

Definition 6: form into a hill - [verb of creation]

(hill is a kind of ...) make something, usually for a specific function

"She molded the rice balls carefully" "Form cylinders from the dough" "shape a figure" "Work the metal into a sword"

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