Tor, a definition.

Tor as defined in many dictionaries as a noun that comes to mean:

  • a hill or rocky peak
  • a rocky pinnacle; a peak of a bare or rocky mountain or hill.
  • a high rock or pile of rocks on the top of a hill.

Origin of Tor

Tor is derived through Old English in the form of torr. It extends back at least to the 12th century and is perhaps of Celtic origin. Other local languages with similar sounds and meanings are; Welsh tor ‘belly’ and Scottish Gaelic tòrr ‘bulging hill’.

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