hilltop

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hill +‎ top.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hilltop (plural hilltops)

  1. The peak or crest of a hill.
    • 1946, Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy, I.21:
      The territory should be small enough to be surveyed in its entirety from a hilltop.

Usage notes[edit]

  • used attributively is phrases such as "a hilltop house"