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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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)

    The fact that Romans once inhabited her reflects no little dignity on Nature herself; that from some particular hill the Roman once looked out on the sea.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)