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hill country

noun
1.
(NZ) (in North Island) elevated pasture land for sheep or cattle
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  • This is the commonest deer of the hill country in the centre of the continent.

    Boy Scouts Handbook Boy Scouts of America
  • There are Cheviots from the English and Scotch hill country.

    The Story of Wool Sara Ware Bassett
  • He has been cattle-herder, cowboy and everything else typical of the hill country.

    Penny of Top Hill Trail Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • He knew it must be one of the craft, foreign as yet to the hill country.

    Penny of Top Hill Trail Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • "But, I do not want to leave the hill country," she said, quite calmly.

    The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
  • I was the first white woman to come into this part of the hill country to live.

    The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
  • If you live in a mountain or hill country, your only danger is redundance of subject.

  • Fortified camps are very numerous throughout the hill country.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen

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