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English definition of “hill”


noun [C]    /hɪl/
an area of land that slopes up to a point higher than the surrounding land and then slopes down again, but which is smaller than a mountain: They built a house on the top of a hill, overlooking the town. The highway runs through rolling hills (= land that gradually slopes up and down). the Hill infml The Hill is Capitol Hill. hilly    /ˈhɪl·i/ adjective The plane crashed in a hilly, heavily wooded area.
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