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  • n. Plural form of hogback.


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  • The Black Hills are a maturely dissected domal uplift with an exposed core of Precambrian rocks; encircling hogbacks, enclosed hogbacks, and enclosed strike valleys rim the province.

    Black Hills Coniferous Forest Province (Bailey)

  • She not only walks the trails of the hogbacks but she also visits my home.

    Space Ships, Skin Walkers, Ghosts, and Beyond

  • The thing purred like a big cat as I motored north on Broadway before pulling up Lee Hill Road into the deep cavern behind one of the many hogbacks that line the long center stretch of Colorado's Front Range.

    The Best Revenge

  • Her eyes jumped to a bolt of lightning that seemed to elevate from the hogbacks on the western edge of town.

    The Best Revenge

  • She barely noticed the soft colors that were illuminating the clouds above the hogbacks.

    Warning Signs

  • When she left Alan's office, Lucy headed north on Broadway, paralleling the naked hogbacks that ridged Boulder's western rim.

    Warning Signs

  • You take off the highway and head east up the sage-filled draw between two narrow hogbacks.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • The hogbacks were almost invisible in the low clouds.

    Manner of Death

  • Steep hogbacks and high mesas dominated the barren plateau of the Navajo reservation.

    Higher Authority

  • Out in the bad lands a troop of horsemen moved slowly forward, detached bodies scouring the innumerable hogbacks for signs of their prey.

    The Free Range


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