hilliness


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hill·y

 (hĭl′ē)
adj. hill·i·er, hill·i·est
1. Having many hills.
2. Similar to a hill; steep.

hill′i·ness n.
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hilliness

(ˈhɪlɪnɪs)
n
the fact or condition of being hilly
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Noun1.hilliness - the quality of being hilly; "the hilliness of West Virginia"
ruggedness - the quality of being topologically uneven; "the ruggedness of the mountains"
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Translations

hilliness

[ˈhɪlɪnɪs] Nlo montañoso
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hilliness

nHügeligkeit f; (higher) → Bergigkeit f; the hilliness of the terraindas hügelige or (higher) → bergige Gelände
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