Hillock Synonyms: knoll, mound

Hillock Sentence: Horses were often seen grazing on a hillock near our house in the village.

Under The Lens: Difference between Hillock and Mound

Hillock refers to a natural elevation of earth which is small in comparison to hills and mountains. In other words hillock is a small natural hill.

Mound on the other hand usually refers to an artificial elevation of the earth although at times it can be used interchangeably with hillock.

 

 

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