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She loves to hike and fish just over the knoll in the Desolation Wilderness.

The monument stood on a knoll just off Interstate 65, at the hub of a double ring of 13 Confederate battle flags and 13 Confederate state flags, an enduring embarrassment at the gateway of a city that sees itself as part of the New South.

Those who don’t buy the lone-gunman theory believe someone on the grassy knoll worked as a second sniper, that the Soviets or Cubans or unions — maybe the troika working in concert, even — were behind at least some of the plot.

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Sitting on that knoll of oversized wood chips, I surveyed the way the land unnaturally crested and dipped and plateaued—evidence of large swaths of earth moved here and there.

But it gave us no sensational revelations, no grassy-knoll conspiracy talk.

Context: Cher: “Loadies generally hang on the grassy knoll over there.”

Mind-Blowing Bicycle Magic Trickster Tim Knoll is definitely the new cool kid in town.

The ruin of the Carter house stood upon a knoll, several great elms sheltering it.

It occupies a commanding position on a knoll and is surrounded by a group of fine trees.

Ida saw only a graceful knoll, bounded, except towards the west, by a chain of more imposing eminences.

Rising a little knoll soon after making the third ford, I came suddenly upon the familiar stopping-place of my former journey.

Perched on a knoll in the hills were gay pavilions, and above them glittered a sultan's twin banners, silver and gold.

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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to knoll, such as: bluff, cliff, dune, hilltop, promontory, and ridge.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.