Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) hill (a local and well-defined elevation of the land) "they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia"
- S: (n) mound, hill (structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones) "they built small mounds to hide behind"
- direct hyponym / full hyponym
- S: (n) barbette ((formerly) a mound of earth inside a fort from which heavy gun can be fired over the parapet)
- S: (n) burial mound, grave mound, barrow, tumulus ((archeology) a heap of earth placed over prehistoric tombs)
- S: (n) embankment (a long artificial mound of stone or earth; built to hold back water or to support a road or as protection)
- S: (n) levee (an embankment that is built in order to prevent a river from overflowing)
- S: (n) rampart, bulwark, wall (an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes) "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
- S: (n) bailey (the outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard of a castle)
- S: (n) battlement, crenelation, crenellation (a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns)
- S: (n) earthwork (an earthen rampart)
- S: (n) sconce (a small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate)
- S: (n) fraise (sloping or horizontal rampart of pointed stakes)
- S: (n) merlon (a solid section between two crenels in a crenelated battlement)
- S: (n) Antonine Wall (a fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland (between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde); built in 140 to mark the frontier of the Roman province of Britain)
- S: (n) Chinese Wall, Great Wall, Great Wall of China (a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width)
- S: (n) snowbank, snow bank (a mound or heap of snow)
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- S: (n) structure, construction (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts) "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
- S: (n) artifact, artefact (a man-made object taken as a whole)
- S: (n) whole, unit (an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity) "how big is that part compared to the whole?"; "the team is a unit"
- S: (n) object, physical object (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow) "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
- S: (n) physical entity (an entity that has physical existence)
- S: (n) entity (that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving))
- derivationally related form
- S: (n) Hill, J. J. Hill, James Jerome Hill (United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916))
- S: (n) Hill, Benny Hill, Alfred Hawthorne (risque English comedian (1925-1992))
- S: (n) mound, hill, pitcher's mound ((baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands)
- S: (v) hill (form into a hill)