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Word: hummock

Definition: small hill; hillock


Sentences Containing 'hummock'

Carn/Glenshane Pass is a large area of intact blanket bog, characterised by undulating topography and including a large, well-developed hummock and pool system within a thick mantle of blanket peat.
Every man is the lord of a realm beside which the earthly empire of the Czar is but a petty state, a hummock left by the ice.
The peatland features include occasional well developed hummock and lawn complexes, a few small pool complexes, as well as soakways and flushes.

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