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  • n. The property of being hilly or having hills.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being hilly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being hilly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being hilly


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  • It's a flat place, not the mind-numbing flatness of western Kansas, there is some roll, some hilliness as the land rises toward the Ozark mountains of Missouri and Arkansas, but still smooth with a horizon that stretches forever.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • Their hilliness has allowed them to miss out on cultivation and act as wilderness preserves, though a couple have been partly quarried or suburbanized, and Mount Royal itself is either downtown or park.


  • It takes about half an hour each way, and hopefully if I do it often enough eventually the hilliness will stop hurting so much.

    Embrace the Princetonness

  • But to me it's not the hilliness of the fairway terrain that is most surprising.

    Hills in Them There Greens

  • Associated Press Hills like these at Augusta National are expected, but the hilliness of the greens are particularly hard to pick up on television.

    Hills in Them There Greens

  • The invalids and animals have improved during their stay here, and we start this morning on about our last bearing generally, although we cannot go direct from the hilliness of the country.

    McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia

  • The hilliness of the country forced them to travel slowly, and it seemed to

    The Valley of Decision

  • Though we marched all day, except about 3 hours we stopped for the horses to feed; we have not made a long day's journey; owing to the hilliness of the roads, sometimes we had an Indian road, and sometimes we had none.

    John Work's Journal: April 30th to May 31st, 1830

  • My experience enables me to pronounce without hesitation that the disorder, for such it is though it appears here to mark a distinct race of people (orang-gunong), is immediately connected with the hilliness of the country, and of course, if the circumstances of the water they use contribute thereto, it must be only so far as the nature of the water is affected by the inequality or height of the land.

    The History of Sumatra Containing An Account Of The Government, Laws, Customs And Manners Of The Native Inhabitants

  • Precious will ride from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Tweeting his stats along the way and making assessments over time including comments on the weather, hilliness of the terrain, and speed.



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