Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of hill.

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Examples

  • Out in the hills is the place where you can talk something besides business.

    Chapter XIII

  • Uninterrupted good fortune seldom lasts long, however, or at least it seldom did with us, and presently the line ran into a big coulée which wound through what we call hills on the prairie -- that is to say, a ridge of slightly higher levels swelling into billowy rises.

    Lorimer of the Northwest

  • Moreover the land of Kyrene, which is the highest land of the part of Libya which is occupied by nomads, has within its confines three seasons of harvest, at which we may marvel: for the parts by the sea-coasts first have their fruits ripe for reaping and for gathering the vintage; and when these have been gathered in, the parts which lie above the sea-side places, those situated in the middle, which they call the hills,743 are ripe for the gathering in; and as soon as this middle crop has been gathered in, that in the highest part of the land comes to perfection and is ripe; so that by the time the first crop has been eaten and drunk up, the last is just coming in.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Kyrene, which is the highest land of the part of Libya which is occupied by nomads, has within its confines three seasons of harvest, at which we may marvel: for the parts by the sea-coasts first have their fruits ripe for reaping and for gathering the vintage; and when these have been gathered in, the parts which lie above the sea-side places, those situated in the middle, which they call the hills, [180] are ripe for the gathering in; and as soon as this middle crop has been gathered in, that in the highest part of the land comes to perfection and is ripe; so that by the time the first crop has been eaten and drunk up, the last is just coming in.

    The history of Herodotus — Volume 1

  • Less immaculate than its neighbor, this island with scenic hills is known for the Azure window, a rock arch that has become a favorite destination among professional and amateur divers.

    Malta's Sun-Kissed 'Silent City'

  • Her willingness to accept the post, when most poets would rather run for the hills, is indicative of her willingness to take on risks for the sake of improving our public dialogue.

    Guest Post: Adam Sol on The Price of Poetry

  • Reply to this Comment hills is just a dreamer says:

    Twilight Lexicon » Two Better Questions Than “Why Not Oregon?”

  • Roxy from the hills is roxy olin patricia wettig and ken olin who are David and holly who run the show ..

    'Brothers & Sisters' recap: Luc dances his way into the Walker clan | EW.com

  • Hammering through the woods on smooth singletrack, carving through swooping corners, and bombing down hills is a fantastic feeling.

    The Trails of Redmond « PubliCola

  • And the question of how much it costs to put a pipe and a pump to the top of each of the hills is not one that seems worth discussing, to me.

    Feynman's Question, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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