the top or summit of a hill.
to follow the progress of a hunt on horseback but without jumping.
to follow the hunt on foot or in an automobile.
- hilltopper, noun
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How to use hilltop in a sentence
The cable car to the hilltop area of Monte is conveniently adjacent, and we floated above mountains thickly covered with trees, spotting waterfalls and hikers on trails below, to another garden site.Now that Madeira is easier to get to, it makes for a great family vacation | Leron Kornreich | August 4, 2022 | Washington Post
With freestanding turbines, you typically want a large open space like a field, large yard, or hilltop position.
Situated on the Tennessee–North Carolina border, Newfound Gap offers one of the most quintessential views of the Smokies, extending for dozens of miles over the wooded hilltops.Yes, You Can Avoid the Crowds at (the Very Popular) Great Smoky Mountain National Park | tzemke | August 2, 2022 | Outside Online
In her story, Elmer takes us to the hilltop homes of Ocean View Hills and then to the southern San Diego neighborhood of Nestor, where the poverty rate is twice as high.Morning Report: City’s Flawed Formula for Climate Equity | Voice of San Diego | December 14, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
A wartime approachBut across Lisbon, in a windy hilltop military facility, Portugal’s much-admired vaccine czar was worried about something else entirely.Portugal has nearly run out of people to vaccinate. What comes next? | Chico Harlan, Mia Alberti | September 30, 2021 | Washington Post
A historic hilltop village in Sicily is selling homes for $1.25 each in exchange for long-term investment and restoration.
The Likud's hilltop youth, headed by (MK) Yariv Levin, are leading Israel into the murky waters of a totalitarian state.Egyptian Physician's Family Rejects Yad Vashem Honor | Orly Halpern | October 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
On a visit to China three years ago, I was taken to a hilltop park in a small city in Guangdong province.David's Bookclub: It Was a Long Time Ago and It Never Happened Anyway | David Frum | April 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
They were two of the three "hilltop schools", green leafy campuses in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx.Sex Abuse Scandals at Horace Mann: What Do They Tell Us About Private School? | Megan McArdle | March 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This winter, the activists had set up the first such encampment on an adjacent hilltop.Obama's Presence Shields Palestinian "Anti-Settlement," For Now | Ali Gharib | March 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Each tiny tree was a plume of leaves; the rows stretched out to the hilltop, and over.The Bondboy | George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Laura and Jess Morse were on the hilltop, looking out upon the white track over which the sleighs were flying.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
I called an escort and we galloped five miles to a hilltop overlooking the sea.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The vast castle loomed black upon the hilltop, not a spark visible about it.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The scene represents a forest of heavy trees on a hilltop in eastern Pennsylvania.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays | Various