hilltop

noun
hill·​top | \ ˈhil-ˌtäp How to pronounce hilltop (audio) \

Definition of hilltop

: the highest part of a hill

Examples of hilltop in a Sentence

They built their house on a hilltop.
Recent Examples on the Web What to drink Castello di Volpaia: Perched on a hilltop just north of Radda in the heart of Chianti Classico country is the village of Volpaia, established in the 12th century. Rachel King, Fortune, 13 Feb. 2022 When the deadly wildfires of 2018 were visible from my hilltop perch, the plant was a reassuring presence as life felt out of control. Lisa Boone, Los Angeles Times, 22 Apr. 2021 Castello Brown is nestled on a hilltop overlooking the harbor in Portofino, a seaside town in Northern Italy, just south of Genoa. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, 23 May 2022 Another looks as if a group of sailing yachts managed to moor themselves on a hilltop overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Justin Fenner, Robb Report, 30 Apr. 2022 In a corner of the room, away from the windows, the snipers set up a high-powered rifle and pointed the long scope at the hilltop. Sudarsan Raghavan, Anchorage Daily News, 21 May 2022 In a corner of the room, away from the windows, the snipers set up a high-powered rifle and pointed the long scope at the hilltop. Sudarsan Raghavan, Washington Post, 21 May 2022 This hilltop resort offers campsites, glamping tents, and luxury suites. Sunset Magazine, 16 May 2022 At the foot of the hilltop sits a swing set containing a mix of standard swing seats and wheelchair swing seats side by side. Anthony Cammalleri, BostonGlobe.com, 13 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of hilltop

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jun 2022

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“Hilltop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hilltop. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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hilltop

noun
hill·​top | \ ˈhil-ˌtäp How to pronounce hilltop (audio) \

Kids Definition of hilltop

: the highest part of a hill

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