butte definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly west U.S. A hill that rises suddenly through the surrounding area and has sloping sides and a set top.
    • an isolated hill with high sides and a set top
    • A detached reasonable hill, or high increasing abruptly from general amount of the nearby plain; -- applied to strange elevations into the Rocky Mountain region.
    • a hill that rises suddenly from surrounding region; has a set top and sloping sides
    • a town in southwestern Montana; center for mining copper

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