hilltop

noun hill·top \ ˈhil-ˌtäp \
|Updated on: 23 Jul 2018

Definition of hilltop

: the highest part of a hill

Examples of hilltop in a Sentence

  1. They built their house on a hilltop.

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First Known Use of hilltop

15th century

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HILLTOP Defined for English Language Learners

hilltop

Definition of hilltop for English Language Learners

  • : the top of a hill


HILLTOP Defined for Kids

hilltop

noun hill·top \ ˈhil-ˌtäp \

Definition of hilltop for Students

: the highest part of a hill


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