Significado de “hill” - en el Diccionario Inglés

hill en inglés británico

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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)

Más ejemplos

  • It was a long climb to the top of the hill, but it was worth it for the view from the top.
  • The castle is set on a steep hill.
  • The bicycle gathered speed as it went down the hill.
  • When you're walking in the hills the weather can change very quickly, so take suitable clothing.
  • We could see a low range of hills in the distance.

Modismos

(Definición de hill del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

hill en inglés americano

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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.

(Definición de hill del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)