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hillside

[hil-sahyd] /ˈhɪlˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the side or slope of a hill.
Origin of hillside
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; Old English hyll sīde

Hillside

[hil-sahyd] /ˈhɪlˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
a township in NE New Jersey.
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  • The brook that springs out of the hillside and runs to the great river.

  • From this position he commanded with his rifle the sweep of hillside all around the cabin.

    Way of the Lawless Max Brand
  • But even as he wheeled and fell, stumbling down the hillside, his flung arm apparently had gained a weapon.

    The Covered Wagon Emerson Hough
  • The reaping-machine was in sight now; it had stopped on the hillside.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • All our heads turned to the window, and all our eyes fastened on the figure of a white horse, upon a hillside some miles distant.

    Our Hundred Days in Europe Oliver Wendell Holmes
Word Origin and History for hillside
n.

late 14c., from hill + side (n.).

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