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hillnoun [C]

uk   /hɪl/ us   /hɪl/
A2 an area of land that is higher than the surrounding land: Hills are not as high as mountains. Their house is on the top of a hill. In the summer, the shepherds move their sheep up into the hills (= an area where there are hills).
a slope in a road: That hill's far too steep to cycle up.
the Hill US
Capitol Hill (= the US legislature or the place where it meets)

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(Definition of hill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hillnoun [C]

us   /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
adjective us   /ˈhɪl·i/
The plane crashed in a hilly, heavily wooded area.
(Definition of hill from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hill”
in Korean 언덕…
in Arabic تَلّ, هَضَبة…
in Malaysian bukit…
in French colline, pente…
in Russian холм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小山,丘陵, (路的)斜坡…
in Italian collina…
in Turkish tepe, yükselti…
in Polish wzgórze, wzniesienie…
in Spanish colina, cuesta…
in Vietnamese đồi, dốc…
in Portuguese colina, morro…
in Thai เนินเขา, ทางลาดบนถนน…
in German die Anhöhe, der Hügel…
in Catalan turó…
in Japanese 丘, 小山…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小山,丘陵, (路的)斜坡…
in Indonesian bukit, tanjakan…
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