- a village, post, or the like, especially in S Asia, at a high altitude where government officials and others can be stationed to escape the great heat of tropical summers.
Origin of hill station
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Historical Examples of hill station
It was at a hill-station in India, seven years after I had left Florence.The Diary of a Man of Fifty
The place is a hill-station, by name "Cherra Poonjee," and the country is so steep none of the rain can lie on it.The Truth About America
No one passes it without remarking that it is the best site for a hill-station in Northern India.The Unveiling of Lhasa
- (in northern India) a settlement or resort at a high altitude