Definition of Hilltop

1. Noun. The peak of a hill. "The sun set behind the brow of distant hills"

Exact synonyms: Brow
Generic synonyms: Crest, Crown, Peak, Summit, Tip, Top



Definition of Hilltop

1. n. The top of a hill.

Definition of Hilltop

1. Noun. The peak or crest of a hill. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hilltop

1. the top of a hill [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hilltop

hillocked
hillocks
hillocky
hilloed
hilloes
hilloing
hillos
hills
hillside
hillsides
hillslope
hillslopes
hillsman
hillsmen
hillspeople
hilltop (current term)
hilltops
hillwalker
hillwalkers
hillwalking
hillward
hillwards
hilly
hilted
hilting
hiltless
hilts
hilum
hilum lienis

Literary usage of Hilltop

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Letters of Celia Thaxter by Celia Thaxter (1895)
"We stopped our horse on the hilltop and watched them, darkening the sky ahove, beyond us, fully ten minutes before they had all flown over. ..."

2. The Natural History of Some Common Animals: A Book of Animal Life by Charles George Douglas Roberts (1904)
"... had he stood on an open hilltop and watched the light spread magically over a wide, wild landscape. Up to the morning of the previous day, ..."

3. Beyond the Marne: Quincy--Huiry--Voisins Before and During the Battle by Henriette Cuvru-Magot (1918)
"Riding in her cart behind her donkey, Ninette, Miss Aldrich is a familiar figure in the country-side round about "La Creste," her "house on the hilltop. ..."

4. Literary Pilgrimages in New England to the Homes of Famous Makers of by Edwin Monroe Bacon (1902)
"—'I'ho poet's grave on the hilltop overlooking . familiar scones of his verse. HAPPILY the Whittier house in Amesbury is preserved with the .same pious care ..."

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