a mound of earth, leaves, etc., formed by a colony of ants in digging or constructing their underground nest.

1250–1300; Middle English amete hulle, ampte hille; see ant, hill Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Again, try to trace the path of one ant, and time it to see how long it takes
  for it to go from the anthill to the food source.
The anteater uses its sharp claws to tear an opening into an anthill and put
  its long snout and efficient tongue to work.
Sometimes when the chief clerk was away or asleep he walked to the window and
  looked down on the vast anthill activity.
Thousands and thousands of them ran back and forth between a tall anthill on
  one side and whatever they were doing on the other.
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