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hill country

noun
1.
(NZ) (in North Island) elevated pasture land for sheep or cattle
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  • It is a glory when an arm of the sea reaches up into the heart of a hill country, so that men may sail to and from mountain bases.

    Glimpses of Three Coasts Helen Hunt Jackson
  • There are Cheviots from the English and Scotch hill country.

    The Story of Wool Sara Ware Bassett
  • When I came on deck before noon I saw a fine tract of hill country, with high summits and valleys between.

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • I was the first white woman to come into this part of the hill country to live.

    The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
  • The farmer of the hill country is being trained to put to use the things at hand.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • If you live in a mountain or hill country, your only danger is redundance of subject.

  • These troopers killed no less than five hundred of the men; the rest fled for the lives up into the hill country.

    Anabasis Xenophon
  • Fortified camps are very numerous throughout the hill country.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen

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