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  • noun Alternative spelling of hill station.


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  • Moira Shaw/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Teams of the Autumn 2011 'Rickshaw Run' prepared to depart from the hill-station town of Shillong in India's north-eastern state of Meghalaya, Oct. 11.

    India in Pictures

  • This hill-station is a cool refuge from the blistering heat of the plains and I remember taking many trips there with my family.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Almora is a very virgin hill-station and is full of scenic beauty.

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  • The property was a rambling mansion in the hill-station of Solan.

    The Satanic Verses

  • It was Wargrave's first introduction to a hill-station; and everything was a delightful novelty to him, from the quaint little train that brought them up the seven thousand feet to their destination in the pretty town of villas, clubs and hotels in the mountains, to the glorious panorama of the Eternal Snows and Kinchinjunga's lofty crests that rise like fairyland into the sky at early dawn and under the brilliant Indian moon.

    The Jungle Girl

  • In the Shan States there are a few open plateaus, fertile and well populated, and Maymyo in the Mandalay district, the hill-station to which in the hot weather the government of Burma migrates, stands in the Pyin-u-lwin plateau, some 3500 ft. above the sea.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • The truth was that the gay and admired Mrs. Norton, caught up in the whirlwind of social amusement in a lively hill-station, was not the woman who passed weary days of _ennui_ in the company of a dull and unattractive husband in a small, dead-and-alive station.

    The Jungle Girl

  • When the Commissioners retired to their hill-station at Báguio (Benguet) they were followed up by protests against the measure, but it became law under Philippine

    The Philippine Islands

  • He ceased to brood unhappily -- for it had come to that -- on Violet, who, as her rare letters told him, had spent the Hot Weather in the Bombay hill-station of Mahableshwar and was now enjoying life during the Rains in gay Poona.

    The Jungle Girl

  • When she took her seat in the _dandy_, or chair carried on the shoulders of coolies, and was being conveyed towards her hotel she behaved as though they had not been parted a week, rattled on gaily about her doings in Poona and Mahableshwar and, with all the glories of the Himalayas about her, declared that the Bombay hill-station was far lovelier than Darjeeling.

    The Jungle Girl


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