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hillside

[hil-sahyd]
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noun
  1. the side or slope of a hill.
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Origin of hillside

1350–1400; Middle English; Old English hyll sīde

Hillside

[hil-sahyd]
noun
  1. a township in NE New Jersey.
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sectorbottomtopsurfacehandpartfrontfaceborderrearviewsloperidgedunebluffcliffhillsidehilltophighlandverge

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  • From this position he commanded with his rifle the sweep of hillside all around the cabin.

  • The reaping-machine was in sight now; it had stopped on the hillside.

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    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.

  • The flowers of the hillside all awakened, and they, too, danced and sang.


Word Origin and History for hillside

n.

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

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