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hill·side

 (hĭl′sīd′)
n.
The side or slope of a hill, situated between the foot and the summit.

hillside

(ˈhɪlˌsaɪd)
n
the side of a hill

hill•side

(ˈhɪlˌsaɪd)

n.
the side or slope of a hill.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hillside - the side or slope of a hillhillside - the side or slope of a hill    
brae - a slope or hillside
hill - a local and well-defined elevation of the land; "they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia"
incline, slope, side - an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
Translations
جانِب التَّلّه
úbočí
bakkeskråningskrænt
hlíî, brekka
dağ eteği

hillside

[ˈhɪlsaɪd] Nladera f, falda f

hillside

[ˈhɪlsaɪd] ncoteau m
on the hillside → à flanc de coteau
I was staying in a house on the hillside above Lake Como → Je séjournais dans une maison à flanc de coteau, au-dessus du lac de Côme.hill start n (in vehicle)démarrage m en côte
to do a hill start → faire un démarrage en côte

hillside

[ˈhɪlˌsaɪd] npendio

hill

(hil)
1. noun a piece of high land, smaller than a mountain. We went for a walk in the hills yesterday.
2. a slope on a road. This car has difficulty going up steep hills.
ˈhillock (-lək) noun
a small hill.
ˈhilly adjective
having many hills. hilly country.
ˈhillside noun
the side or slope of a hill. The hillside was covered with new housing.
References in classic literature ?
Without looking back, the old man had hurried down the hillside and across a meadow, leaving George Willard perplexed and frightened upon the grassy slope.
He took us down to see his chickens, and his cow that was grazing on the hillside.
You will find a beautiful print of it just opposite yon rock, agin the hillside.
His face was turned to the hillside, where a man had just emerged from the woods, and was halting irresolutely before the glaring expanse of upheaved gravel and glistening boulders that stretched between him and the shaded group.
Sometimes a light glimmered out of the physician's eyes, burning blue and ominous, like the reflection of a furnace, or, let us say, like one of those gleams of ghastly fire that darted from Bunyan's awful doorway in the hillside, and quivered on the pilgrim's face.
Then, as he wended his way by swamp and stream and awful woodland, to the farmhouse where he happened to be quartered, every sound of nature, at that witching hour, fluttered his excited imagination, --the moan of the whip-poor-will from the hillside, the boding cry of the tree toad, that harbinger of storm, the dreary hooting of the screech owl, to the sudden rustling in the thicket of birds frightened from their roost.
I was walking in a meadow, the source of a small brook, when the sun at last, just before setting, after a cold, gray day, reached a clear stratum in the horizon, and the softest, brightest morning sunlight fell on the dry grass and on the stems of the trees in the opposite horizon and on the leaves of the shrub oaks on the hillside, while our shadows stretched long over the meadow east- ward, as if we were the only motes in its beams.
The steep hillside, from the castle clear down to the water's edge, is terraced, and clothed thick with grape vines.
So we unhitched a skiff and pulled down the river two mile and a half, to the big scar on the hillside, and went ashore.
The mouth of the cave was up the hillside -- an opening shaped like a letter A.
Again I looked out: we were passing a church; I saw its low broad tower against the sky, and its bell was tolling a quarter; I saw a narrow galaxy of lights too, on a hillside, marking a village or hamlet.
Yet at the kraal yonder," and he pointed to some huts about two miles away on the hillside, "lives a witch doctor named Zweete.

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