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foothill

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noun foot·hill \-ˌhil\

Simple Definition of foothill

  • : a hill next to a higher mountain or group of mountains

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of foothill

  1. 1 :  a hill at the foot of higher hills

  2. 2 plural :  a hilly region at the base of a mountain range

1850

First Known Use of foothill

1850


FOOTHILL Defined for Kids

foothill

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noun foot·hill \ˈfu̇t-ˌhil\

Definition of foothill for Students

  1. :  a hill at the bottom of higher hills




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