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



BrE BrE//tɔː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//tɔːr//
Mountains and valleys
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a small hill with rocks at the top, especially in parts of SW England See related entries: Mountains and valleys Word OriginOld English torr, perhaps of Celtic origin and related to Welsh tor ‘belly’ and Scottish Gaelic tòrr ‘bulging hill’.