- the side or slope of a hill.
Origin of hillside
1350–1400; Middle English; Old English hyll sīde
- a township in NE New Jersey.
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Examples from the Web for hillside
In fact, he was in contact with Lansky prior to converging from the hillside onto the streets of Havana.Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?
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The long crypt tunnels into a hillside, only visible by a smattering of skylights peeking up between graves.Brooklyn’s Gangster Graveyard
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They built a church that still stands today, which overlooks the hillside and Ain River.The Drink All You Want Holiday Wine
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The funnel swerved off the road and came sweeping up the hillside toward them.Benjamin Franklin, America’s First Storm Chaser
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The Palestinians on the hillside vowed to maintain non-violence.Obama's Presence Shields Palestinian "Anti-Settlement," For Now
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From this position he commanded with his rifle the sweep of hillside all around the cabin.Way of the Lawless
The reaping-machine was in sight now; it had stopped on the hillside.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
There were violets on the hillside, and I fell amongst them and lay there.
The giants upon the hillside were just awakening from their night's sleep.Opera Stories from Wagner
The flowers of the hillside all awakened, and they, too, danced and sang.
Word Origin and History for hillside
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