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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hummock  \Hum"mock\,  n.  [Prob.  a  dim.  of  hump.  See  {Hump}.] 
  1.  A  rounded  knoll  or  hillock;  a  rise  of  ground  of  no  great 
  extent,  above  a  level  surface. 
 
  2.  A  ridge  or  pile  of  ice  on  an  ice  field. 
 
  3.  Timbered  land.  See  {Hammock}.  [Southern  U.S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hummock 
  n  :  a  small  natural  hill  [syn:  {knoll},  {mound},  {hillock},  {hammock}] 




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