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Definition of the noun hilltop

What does hilltop mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: hilltops

  1. the peak of a hill
    • examples: We looked down on the plain from the hilltop. | I reached the hilltop exactly at five. | They stood on the hilltop.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of hilltop: brow
    • more generic words: crest / crown / peak / summit / tip / top = the top or extreme point of something


  1. Hilltop is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 744 at the 2010 census.
  2. Hilltop is a census-designated place in Frio County, Texas, United States. The population was 300 at the 2000 census.
    • also known as Hilltop, Texas; Frio County / Hilltop CDP
    • part of Frio County, Texas
  3. Hilltop is a geographic area of Columbus, Ohio on the west side of the city. It was so named because it sits atop a rise that slopes down into the Scioto River. Highland West, Wilshire Heights and Westgate are included within the Greater Hilltop area. It borders on Franklinton. The "Greater Hilltop Area" is bounded by I-70 on the north, B & O Railway to the east and south, and the I-270 Outerbelt on the south and west. The Hilltop includes part or all of ZIP Codes 43204, 43223, 43228, and 43123. Its main thoroughfares are West Broad Street -- upon which two welcome signs for the neighborhood sit -- Mound Street, and Hague Avenue.
  4. Hilltop is a census-designated place in Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. The population was 534 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Youngstown–Warren–Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  5. Hilltop is a census-designated place in Pike County, Georgia, United States. The population was 401 at the 2000 census.
  6. Hilltop: Fairmede-Hilltop, more commonly known simply as Hilltop, is a neighborhood located in the northeastern area of Richmond, California.
    • also known as Hilltop, Richmond, California; Hilltop, Richmond; Fairmede-Hilltop, Richmond, California
    • neighborhood of Richmond, San Francisco Bay Area
  7. Hilltop is a historic building on the Mary Baldwin College campus in Staunton, Virginia. The original section was built about 1810, with a large brick wing added in 1904. It is a two-story, five bay, stuccoed brick building. It features a huge two-story hexastyle portico with massive Tuscan order columns. Originally built as a private dwelling, it was converted to dormitory use. In 1991, it was completely restored thanks to the patronage of heiresses Margaret Hunt Hill and Caroline Rose Hunt.
  8. Hilltop a.k.a. Hilltop, West Virginia: Hilltop is a census-designated place in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Hilltop is located on West Virginia Route 16 and West Virginia Route 61 2 miles south of Oak Hill. Hilltop has a post office with ZIP code 25855. As of the 2010 census, its population was 624.
  9. Hilltop a.k.a. Hilltop, Illinois: Hilltop is an unincorporated community in Menard County, Illinois, United States. Hilltop is located on Illinois Route 97 2 miles northwest of Petersburg.
  10. Hilltop a.k.a. Hilltop, Grayson County, Kentucky: Hilltop is an unincorporated community in Grayson County, Kentucky, United States. Hilltop is located on Kentucky Route 1214, 11.8 miles east-southeast of Leitchfield.

There are other places with in their name, like Hilltop Ski Area, Gindling Hilltop Camp and LSU Hilltop Arboretum.


Hilltop a.k.a. Taung Baw is a fictional character from the book Elephant Run.


"Hilltop" is a composition.


  1. Hilltop a.k.a. Summit: In topography, a summit is a point on a surface that is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it. Mathematically, a summit is a local maximum in elevation. In terms of elevation opposite to it are foothills. The topographic terms "acme", "apex", "peak", and "zenith" are synonyms.
    • also known as 顶峰
  2. Hilltop is an educational institution, school.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hilltop

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Google previewAJS (1922)

by Albion Woodbury Small, Ellsworth Faris, Ernest Watson Burgess, Herbert Blumer

As the name implies the Hilltop is a promontory rising considerably above the " flats" which separate it from the heart of the city. The division now comprises an area of several square miles and includes within its confines the State Hospital for ...

Google previewMathematical Undecidability, Quantum Nonlocality and the Question of the Existence of God (2012)

by Alfred Driessen, Antoine Suarez

For each X the bottom is a stable fixed point, the hilltop is an unstable fixed point. extend this description from a single object, as an atom or a molecule, to a large collection of objects behaving as a single body. As far as the component ...

Google previewDay Trips® from Sacramento (2005)

by Stephen Metzger

A Marin hilltop is the site of the last building Frank Lloyd Wright designed, the arresting Marin County Civic Center. George Lucas, of Star Wars fame, lives and works in an isolated canyon not far away; in fact, not only were the special effects ...

Google previewNew Jersey, a Guide to Its Present and Past; (1939)

by Best Books on

From the campus hilltop is a panorama of Passaic Valley 200 feet below, with the towns of Littleton, Boonton, Whippany, Parsippany, Hanover, and Pine Brook in view. The many gnarled, twisted trees on the college grounds are as sturdy ...

Google preview60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Harrisburg (2011)

Including Lancaster, York, and Surrounding Counties by Matt Willen

The hilltop is a wonderful place for viewing the stars, and local clubs often organize stargazing events in the park. Contact the park for information: (717) 4325011. STRAWBERRY NATURE PRESERVE HILL k Middle Creek Swamp Cree S.

Google previewA Reconnaissance of Southern Andean Agricultural Terracing (1966)

by Chris Field

The hilltop is a vantage point overlooking a major old trail into the Lluta valley, leading to Arica. The summit is crowded with stone walls. VARIETY OF TERRACING: In the surrounding area there are many sites of former cultivation, some of ...

Google previewJournal of Zoöphily (1913)

Hilltop is an ideal location for an animal refuge. The house is situated on an eminence at the head of Wolfe Street, and the grounds are large. It is sufficiently removed from other houses to obviate any cause for complaint from neighbors. Just in ...

Google previewConnecticut: A Guide to Its Roads, Lore and People

' Masked by a grove of evergreens at the hilltop is the main house of Three Rivers Farms (R), a secluded retreat that ...

Google previewJournal of Zohophily (1912)

Hilltop is an ideal location for an animal refuge. The house is situated on an eminence at the head of Wolfe Street, and the grounds are large. It is sufficiently removed from other houses to obviate any cause for complaint from neighbors. Just in ...

Google previewThe General Gazetteer ... Embellished with nine maps ... The fourth edition, improved, with additions and corrections, by Alex. Bisset, A.M. (1782)

by Richard BROOKES (M.D.)

The hilltop is a prince of the empire.

Google previewStone Cutters' Journal (1919)


Every breezy hilltop is a health emporium where good, paying investments may ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Urban Studies (2009)

by Ray Hutchison

denotes the hilltop citadel that dominated the topography of many ancient Greek cities. Thanks to the frequency of rugged landscapes, cities in the ancient Greek world, from Sicily to the Black Sea, often ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions (2002)

by James R. Lewis

See also Pentecostalism HILLTOP HOUSE CHURCH. The Hilltop House Church was founded in 1970 in San Rafael, California, by Ben F. Gay, who had been ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Israel (2016)

by Bernard Reich, David H. Goldberg

The term “hilltop youth” derives from the practice of establishing unauthorized and illegal settlement outposts on isolated high grounds beyond the boundaries of existing West Bank settlements and often overlooking—and meant to ...

Google previewA dictionary of altitudes in the United States (1899)

Highland Hilburn Hillden Hilltop Hilltop Hilton Hinkles Hochners Holleys Holy Cross Mountain Holyoke Home Ranch Hoi nest ;ike Peak Hoosier Hoosier Pass Horsefly Mountain Horseshoe Mountain Hotchkiss Hot Springs Howard ...

Google previewConcise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)

by Timothy Darvill

A multiperiod hilltop enclosure used intermittently from about 4000 BC onwards. The hilltop is a triangularshaped spur of some 3.8 ha, and has seemingly not been ploughed since prehistoric times.

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I believe that my whole creative life stemmed from this magic hour under the stars on that hilltop. (Ruth St. Denis)
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The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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