Etymology
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tor (n.)

"high, rocky hill," Old English torr "rock, crag;" said to be a different word than torr "tower." Obviously cognate with Gaelic torr "lofty hill, mound," Old Welsh twrr "heap, pile;" and perhaps ultimately with Latin turris "high structure" (see tower (n.)). But sources disagree on whether the Celts borrowed it from the Anglo-Saxons or the other way round.

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Definitions of tor

tor (n.)
a prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill;
tor (n.)
a high rocky hill;
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