Foothill
Foothill \Foot"hill`\, n. A low hill at the foot of higher hills or mountains. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • foothill — a hill that leads up to a mountain, 1850, American English, from FOOT (Cf. foot) (n.) + HILL (Cf. hill) …   Etymology dictionary

  • foothill — ► NOUN ▪ a low hill at the base of a mountain or mountain range …   English terms dictionary

  • foothill — ☆ foothill [foot′hil΄ ] n. a low hill at or near the foot of a mountain or mountain range …   English World dictionary

  • foothill — noun Date: 1850 1. a hill at the foot of higher hills 2. plural a hilly region at the base of a mountain range …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foothill — /foot hil /, n. a low hill at the base of a mountain or mountain range. [1840 50, Amer.; FOOT + HILL] * * * …   Universalium

  • foothill — noun A hill at the base of a mountain or mountain range …   Wiktionary

  • foothill — foot|hill [ˈfutˌhıl] n [C usually plural] one of the smaller hills below a group of high mountains ▪ the foothills of the Himalayas …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • foothill — n. low hill at the base of a mountain or mountain range …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foothill — noun a low hill at the base of a mountain or mountain range …   English new terms dictionary

  • foothill — noun (countable usually plural) one of the smaller hills below a group of high mountains: the foothills of the Himalayas …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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