hogback hogback

Definition(s):

  • (n) a narrow ridge of hills

Usage(s):

  1. They parked their cars around the schoolhouse and, laden with hampers and bulging boxes of food, made their way up the hogback ridge to the old cemetery.
  2. Up and up for a mile they climbed a great hogback of white cliffs, jagged peaks, huge caves and waterfalls.
  3. The ugly red brick buildings, begrimed by industrial smoke, sat on a treeless, limestone hogback.

News

  • Auto accident reported on Pittstown Road in Franklin

    Route 31 northbound at Route 78 eastbound, looking east Tuesday 4:35 p.m.  Watch out for a traffic accident on Pittstown Road (Route 513) at Hogback Road in Franklin Township. Fire and rescue companies from Quakertown Fire Company were dispatched around...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Hunterdon County Democrat

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