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See definition of hummock on Dictionary.com
  • as indune
  • as inhill
  • as inhillock
  • as inhump
  • as inknoll

synonyms for hummock

  • knoll
  • ridge
  • sand dune
  • hillock
  • sand drift
  • sand pile
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How to use hummock in a sentence

The thought seemed to produce the dreaded object, for next moment a large hummock appeared right ahead.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
We had to cross what is called a hummock, which was in reality a depression, but not low enough to be swampy.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
Hair-Face ran out on the quaking morass and gained the firmer footing of a grass-hummock a dozen yards away.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
A hummock is a protuberance raised upon any plane of ice above the common level.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
And then, when we had cautiously rounded a hummock at the top, my steel helmet was blown off—not by a shrapnel, but by the wind!
A TRAVELLER IN WAR-TIMEWINSTON CHURCHILL
As the land rose in nine roundish points, which seamen call hummocks, this place was named Nine Hummock Bay.
THE VOYAGE OF GOVERNOR PHILLIP TO BOTANY BAYARTHUR PHILLIP
Here again (8,) our expedition encountered vast fields of hummock-ice, and were subjected to the most imminent perils.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
Sometimes they anchored their vessels to icebergs, and sometimes to floes or masses of hummock.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
The lightened sledge sprang away like a rocket, and was brought up with a sudden jerk by the hummock.
FAST IN THE ICER.M. BALLANTYNE
They had only been eight hours out when they met a bear sitting on its haunches behind a hummock.
FAST IN THE ICER.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO HUMMOCK

  • hillock
  • hummock
  • knoll
  • ridge
  • sand drift
  • sand dune
  • sand pile
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.