Mountains, hills and cliffs - synonyms or related words
a slope, or the path that someone uses to climb a slope
Scottish a mountain. Ben is also used in names of mountains, for example ‘Ben Nevis’.
South African a mountain
a steep cliff by the sea or by a river
American a hill with a flat top and steep sides in a flat area of land
the steep side of an area of high land
a hill of sand on a beach or in a desert
an area of land that is higher than the land surrounding it but smaller and lower than a mountain
mainly literary a small area of ground that is slightly higher than the ground around it
a low round hill
South African a hill
South African a small hill
British a large area of high land covered with grass, bushes, and heather, with soil that is not good for growing crops
British a large area of high land covered with grass, bushes, and heather. This can also be called moorlands.
a small hill, especially one that has been made by people
a mountain: used in names
a natural structure like a very big hill that is much higher than the usual level of land around it
the highest mountain in the world, in the range of mountains called the Himalayas on the north-east border of Nepal. It is often simply called Everest.
Mount or Mountain: used in the names of mountains
mainly American a line of high cliffs
mainly literary a mountain
sand dune noun
a hill of sand that is formed by the wind in a desert or near a beach
British a steep high cliff
a hill that has rocks on top of it
the white cliffs of Dover
the tall white cliffs along the coast of southern England near Dover. They are often the first thing that people see when they arrive in England by boat from continental Europe.
British a high area in the countryside with many small hills and few trees