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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A rounded pile of dirt or snow. A very small hill.

Usage examples (36)
  • The gardeners piled the soil into a small hummock at the side of the garden.
  • Just outside the hummock was a cabbage-palm, which, as I have said, abounds in Florida.
  • Running straight out from behind the hummock was a furrow in the snow like the trail made by an otter.
  • We had to cross what is called a hummock, which was in reality a depression, but not low enough to be swampy. for more
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