What is hill?

  • (noun): Structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones.
    Synonyms: mound
    See also — Additional definitions below

Hill

A hill is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain. Hills often have a distinct summit, although in areas with scarp/dip topography a hill may refer to a particular section of flat terrain without a massive summit (e.g. Box Hill, Surrey).

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Biggin Hill - Transport - Buses
... during the summer) 320 Catford – Biggin Hill Valley (Rosehill Road) 464 Tatsfield – New Addington R2 Biggin Hill Valley (Melody Road) – Petts Wood R8 ...
How Hill
... How Hill lies on the River Ant within The Broads National Park in Norfolk, England ... The How Hill Nature Reserve is administered by the Broads Authority ... Just south of How Hill is Turf Fen windpump ...
Sand Hill Road - Venture Capital Firms
... Sand Hill Road venture capitalist firms currently invest in a variety of areas, in particular Biotechnology Clean technology Computer hardware Computer services Computer software Electronics ... Venture Partners - 2735 Sand Hill Road Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield Byers - 2750 Sand Hill Road Silver Lake Partners - 2775 Sand Hill Road Kohlberg Kravis Roberts - 2800 Sand Hill Road Sofinnova Ventures - 2800 ...
Biggin Hill - History
... It took the name Biggin Hill after the Second World War in recognition of the historic role played by the adjoining Biggin Hill Aerodrome ... Biggin Hill was an ancient parish county of Kent, in the Diocese of Rochester, and under the Local Government Act 1894 formed part of Bromley Urban District ... The most architecturally noteworthy building within Biggin Hill is St Mark's Church, Church Road - 'the moving church' - designed by Richard Gilbert Scott ...
Ian Hill - Musical Equipment
... For the early years of Judas Priest's work, Hill played a 1970s Fender Jazz Bass, later switching to Hamer in the mid 1980s ... Hill currently plays Spector basses after switching to this brand during the late 1980s ... Spector are currently producing an Ian Hill signature bass guitar, based on Hill's late 80's NS-2 and is fitted with an extra narrow neck and has an optional tuning of BEAD ...

More definitions of "hill":

  • (verb): Form into a hill.
  • (noun): (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands.
    Synonyms: mound, pitcher's mound
  • (noun): A local and well-defined elevation of the land.

Famous quotes containing the word hill:

    What rein can hold licentious wickedness
    When down the hill he holds his fierce career?
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I got my first clear view of Ktaadn, on this excursion, from a hill about two miles northwest of Bangor, whither I went for this purpose. After this I was ready to return to Massachusetts.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid.
    Bible: New Testament, Matthew 5:14.