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See definition of esker on Dictionary.com
  • as inhill
  • as inhillock
  • as inknoll
  • as inridge

synonyms for esker

  • bluff
  • cliff
  • dune
  • highland
  • hillside
  • hilltop
  • ridge
  • slope
  • acclivity
  • ascent
  • butte
  • climb
  • down
  • drift
  • elevation
  • eminence
  • fell
  • gradient
  • headland
  • heap
  • height
  • hillock
  • hummock
  • inclination
  • incline
  • knoll
  • mesa
  • mound
  • mount
  • precipice
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • protuberance
  • range
  • rise
  • shock
  • stack
  • summit
  • talus
  • tor
  • upland
  • rising ground

antonyms for esker

MOST RELEVANT
  • bottom
  • decline
  • depression
  • nadir
  • canyon
  • ditch
  • gully
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How to use esker in a sentence

Behind the terminal moraines lie wide till plains, in places studded thickly with drumlins, or ridged with an occasional esker.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
And he went to the friars at Esker to take it off of him, and they took it off.
VISIONS AND BELIEFS IN THE WEST OF IRELAND, FIRST SERIESLADY GREGORY
The Esker friars used to do great cures—Father Callaghan was the best of them.
VISIONS AND BELIEFS IN THE WEST OF IRELAND, SECOND SERIESLADY GREGORY
I often saw Father Callaghan in Esker and the people brought to him in carts.
VISIONS AND BELIEFS IN THE WEST OF IRELAND, SECOND SERIESLADY GREGORY
I'll be bound he's on the Esker, looking afther the sheep, poor crathurs, durin' Andy Connor's illness in the small-pock.
THE DEAD BOXERWILLIAM CARLETON
Under that end of this Esker which pointed nearest to the south-west, stood the chapel we have just mentioned.
THE TITHE-PROCTORWILLIAM CARLETON
The esker is fully a quarter of a mile long, about thirty feet high, and four rods wide at its base.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE REGION ABOUT DEVILS LAKE AND THE DALLES OF THE WISCONSINROLLIN D. SALISBURY
One esker only has been found in the region under consideration.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE REGION ABOUT DEVILS LAKE AND THE DALLES OF THE WISCONSINROLLIN D. SALISBURY
Do you think he will teach us to do cures like the friars used at Esker?
WHERE THERE IS NOTHINGWILLIAM BUTLER YEATS
Only a single heavily wooded esker was found, and this ran through a forest region.
DRAINAGE MODIFICATIONS AND GLACIATION IN THE DANBURY REGION CONNECTICUTRUTH SAWYER-HARVEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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