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hillside

[hil-sahyd] /ˈhɪlˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the side or slope of a hill.
Origin of hillside
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; Old English hyll sīde

Hillside

[hil-sahyd] /ˈhɪlˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
a township in NE New Jersey.
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  • From this position he commanded with his rifle the sweep of hillside all around the cabin.

    Way of the Lawless Max Brand
  • 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.

  • He comes here often, and plays among the flowers of the hillside.

Word Origin and History for hillside
n.

late 14c., from hill + side (n.).

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