Definition of fell noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//fel//
; NAmE NAmE//fel//
see also fall Mountains and valleys
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a hill or an area of hills in northern England See related entries: Mountains and valleys Word Originnoun Middle English: from Old Norse fjall, fell ‘hill’; probably related to German Fels ‘rock’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fell