Definition of Hummocks

1. Noun. (plural of hummock) ¹



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Definition of Hummocks

1. hummock [v] - See also: hummock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hummocks

hummers
hummin
humming
humming-bird
humming-birds
humming-top
humming bird's trumpet
humming top
hummingbird
hummingbird moth
hummingbirds
hummings
hummock
hummocked
hummocking
hummocks (current term)
hummocky
hummum
hummums
hummus
hummuses
humogen
humogens
humongoid
humongous
humor
humor aquosus
humor vitreus
humoral
humoral antibodies

Literary usage of Hummocks

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1. Census Reports Tenth Census. June 1, 1880 by Francis Amasa Walker, Charles Williams Seaton, Henry Gannett (1884)
"The clay or loam which underlies the stiff, heavy hummocks, such as have been described under Marion county, is of a darker color, and less sandy than is ..."

2. The Great Frozen Sea: A Personal Narrative of the Voyage of the "Alert by Albert Hastings Markham (1894)
"No improvement in our travelling—still the same old story—hummocks and snow-drifts, snow-drifts and hummocks. So dense were the latter that, when we halted ..."

3. Narrative of an Expedition to the Polar Sea in the Years 1820, 1821, 1822 by Ferdinand Petrovich Wrangel, Edward Sabine (1842)
"Four Pillar Island.—Ice broken up and covered with Sea-Water.— hummocks.—Deposite of Provisions.—State of the Ice.— Easter.—White Bears.—The Bear Islands. ..."

4. The Polar World: A Popular Description of Man and Nature in the Arctic and by Georg Hartwig (1869)
"... but in general it is covered with numberless ice-blocks or hummocks piled upon each other in wild con- AMONG hummocks. fusion to a height of forty or ..."

5. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"... but in general it is covered with numberless ice-blocks or hummocks piled upon each other in wild con- AMONG hummocks. fusion to a height of forty or ..."

6. Journal of a Voyage to Greenland, in the Year 1821: With Graphic Illustrations by George William Manby (1823)
"... from behind one of the large hummocks that were resting upon the margin of the ice. I instantly seized my gun, jumped into a boat with its crew, ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1910)
"All minor hummocks and ridges of this nature are included under the general term sastrugi (see Fig. 31). The student may learn much concerning their form ..."

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