hillock

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From Middle English hillok, equivalent to hill +‎ -ock.

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hillock (plural hillocks)

  1. A small hill.
    • 2014, Ian Jack, "Is this the end of Britishness", The Guardian, 16 September 2014:
      Just upstream of Dryburgh Abbey, a reproduction of a classical Greek temple stands at the top of a wooded hillock on the river’s north bank.

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