sand hill

noun

Definition of sand hill

1 : a natural elevation or ridge of sand : dune
2 sandhills plural : a region of sand hills
Note: There are two notable regions of Sand Hills in the United States, one in west central Nebraska stretching from the Platte River to the border with South Dakota, the other along the coast of South Carolina extending into North Carolina and Georgia.

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Origin and Etymology of sand hill

Middle English sond hylle, from Old English sondhyll, from sond sand + hyll hill


sandhill

adjective

Definition of sandhill

: of or relating to a region of sand hills
  • certain types of pines will thrive even in the sandhill areas
  • American Guide Series: Nebraska

Origin and Etymology of sandhill

sand hill


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