View synonyms for hillside



[ hil-sahyd ]


  1. the side or slope of a hill.



[ hil-sahyd ]


  1. a township in NE New Jersey.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of hillside1

1350–1400; Middle English; Old English hyll sīde

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Example Sentences

Arriving at the hillside school, Azeema called Dilawer and Harun back.

From Time

More than 10 seconds later, Wilbanks succeeds in his bid to save the puppy — which is then seen running up the hillside away from the water and toward safety.

Almost two years ago, our family went out for dinner at a rustic restaurant in the woods of a hillside town in Italy.

Once sunlight warms the valley floor, the clouds can escape and climb back up hillsides.

The soil, climate and even the orientation of a hillside or the company of neighboring plants, insects and microbes play a role.

In fact, he was in contact with Lansky prior to converging from the hillside onto the streets of Havana.

We gazed on a residential area of box-like homes stacked on top of one another on a steep hillside.

The long crypt tunnels into a hillside, only visible by a smattering of skylights peeking up between graves.

They built a church that still stands today, which overlooks the hillside and Ain River.

The funnel swerved off the road and came sweeping up the hillside toward them.

But for once—this once—for the white road over the flat and up the hillside leads to the light!

Their view extended down the hillside divided into brown and green squares of cultivated fields.

The houses rise in terraces up the sharp hillside fronting the harbor, which was literally a forest of fishing-boat masts.

They hesitated some time, but at last walked slowly down the hillside to the lake.

The church is picturesquely situated on the hillside, with an avenue of fine yew trees leading from the gate to the door.





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