- NZ (in North Island) elevated pasture land for sheep or cattle
Examples from the Web for hill country
The snakes you sent us are indigenous to the hill-country of Del Trementi.
Once and for all the hill-country should be rid of its scourge.Bob, Son of Battle
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