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HILL (0. Eng. hyll; cf. Low Ger. hull...

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 467 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HILL (0. Eng. hyll; cf. Low Ger. hull, Mid. Dutch hul, allied to Lat. celsus, high, collis, hill, &c.), a natural elevation of the earth's surface. The term is now usually confined to elevations lower than a mountain, but formerly was used for all such elevations, high or low.
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