Alps vs Hill - What's the difference?

alps | hill |

As a noun alps

is .

As a proper noun hill is

; the us congress.



(wikipedia Alps)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A mountain range in Western Europe, running from France to Austria, with its highest peak Mont Blanc at 4808 meters.
  • Usage notes

    Usually referred to as "the Alps".

    Derived terms

    * Bernese Alps


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    (wikipedia hill)


    (en noun)
  • An elevated location smaller than a mountain.
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  • *:So this was my future home, I thought!Backed by towering hills , the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.
  • A sloping road.
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  • (label) A heap of earth surrounding a plant.
  • (label) A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them.
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  • (label) The pitcher’s mound.
  • Derived terms

    * downhill * dunghill * head for the hills * hilly * hilling * hillock * hill of beans * hillside * hill station * king of the hill * over the hill * uphill


    (en verb)
  • To form into a heap or mound.
  • To heap or draw earth around plants.
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