tor

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noun \ˈtȯr\

Definition of tor

  1. :  a high craggy hill

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Origin and Etymology of tor

Middle English, from Old English torr


First Known Use: before 12th century


TOR Defined for English Language Learners

tor

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noun

Definition of tor for English Language Learners

  • : a high, rocky hill


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