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hill station

noun
1.
a village, post, or the like, especially in S Asia, at a high altitude where government officials and others can be stationed to escape the great heat of tropical summers.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for hill-station

hill station

noun
1.
(in northern India) a settlement or resort at a high altitude
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