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adjective, hill·i·er, hill·i·est.
  1. full of hills; having many hills; hilly country.
  2. resembling a hill; elevated; steep.
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Origin of hilly

1350–1400; Middle English; Old English hyllīc. See hill, -y1
Related formshill·i·ness, nounun·hill·y, adjective
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late 14c., from hill + -y (2).

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