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hilltop the highest part of a hill; summit.
hilly having numerous hills.
hilt the part by which a sword, knife, tool, or the like is held; handle.
hilum a scar on a seed formed where it was formerly attached to the seed stalk. [2 definitions]
him the male human or animal already mentioned (considered as an object of a verb or preposition).
Himalayan of, concerning, or resembling the Himalayas. [3 definitions]
Himalayan Mountains a mountain range between India and Tibet that includes the world's highest peaks.
Himalayas a mountain range between India and Tibet that includes the world's highest peaks (prec. by the).
Himeji a city in southern Honshu, Japan, site of the country's oldest intact castle.
Himeji Castle a complex of buildings, with towers and multi-layered roofs, built around 1600 on Mt. Hime in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
himsa (Sanskrit) violence. "Himsa" is the opposite of "ahimsa," the principle of nonviolence.
himself referring to the reflexive action of a male human or animal, or to one whose sex is unknown. [3 definitions]
Hinayana the earlier and more conservative branch of Buddhism, which emphasizes self-discipline, meditation, and self-purification. (Cf. Mahayana.)
hind1 at or near the back; rear; posterior.
hind2 a female deer, esp. an adult red deer. [2 definitions]
hindbrain the rearmost portion of the brain, composed of the cerebellum, pons, and medulla oblongata.
hinder to interfere with or obstruct the functioning or progress of. [3 definitions]
Hindi the principal, official language of India.
hindmost situated at the back or end; last.
hindquarter one half of the rear part of a butchered animal, including one leg and parts of the hip and back. [2 definitions]
hindrance someone or something that acts as an obstacle, as to an action or goal. [2 definitions]