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hill country

noun
  1. NZ (in North Island) elevated pasture land for sheep or cattle
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Examples from the Web for hill country

Historical Examples

  • The snakes you sent us are indigenous to the hill-country of Del Trementi.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, April 22, 1893

    Various

  • Once and for all the hill-country should be rid of its scourge.

    Bob, Son of Battle

    Alfred Ollivant

  • The hill-country is itself again when it hears the voice of streams.

  • His next day's ride took him into the heart of the hill-country.

    The Bushranger's Secret

    Mrs. Henry Clarke

  • After reaching Udden, which Niebuhr found to be a town of only three hundred houses, the hill-country became more thickly settled.

    Travels in Arabia

    Bayard Taylor