Definition of hillside in English:



  • The sloping side of a hill.

    • ‘The ancient huon-clad hillsides rise up steeply on either side as we drop down into the gorge, the river winding below us.’
    • ‘Going up the winding hills, we see hillsides green with pines and Douglas firs.’
    • ‘While there you can take in its picturesque hillsides and valleys, along with visiting the Mekong Delta.’
    • ‘There are trees and it is green on the Dominican side; on the Haitian side the hillsides are brown and bare.’
    • ‘The Church of Ireland looked magnificent, set as it is on the hillside to the far side of the town.’
    • ‘We drove a mile or so to Shipley Glen, a wooded hillside where a bit of family fairground fun awaited.’
    • ‘Several pictures present them in precarious spots on hillsides or in snowy mountain scenes.’
    • ‘As the round draws to a close, so the course meanders its way down from the hillside and back to sea level.’
    • ‘A wooded hillside called Coille Mhialairigh rises above the Gleneig to Arnisdale road.’
    • ‘He said that although Bradford had a lot of brown-field sites these were restricted by geography such as hillsides and valleys.’
    • ‘Builders and developers converged on unbuilt lands that included marshes and hillsides.’
    • ‘For example, roads and rivers can look like snakes as they wind across and through valleys and hillsides.’
    • ‘For the next 15 days, she looked for his body in ravines and morgues, on hillsides and in rivers.’
    • ‘Villages of mud huts dot the hillsides and oases of green amid the barren wilderness provide sanctuary for its denizens.’
    • ‘Set on a hillside, the Hot Springs is a conventional hotel with the best view in town.’
    • ‘Most lie along deserted hillsides in the uplands, just beyond the margins of modern agriculture.’
    • ‘To avoid detection, these rocks were hidden on hillsides and in valleys, so as to allow for a quick escape from the authorities.’
    • ‘It's a potentially back-firing gamble just as the hillsides and valleys are scorching with sporting ardour.’
    • ‘Oblivious of all this, the westering sun bathes the ocean and grassy hillsides in a balmy, golden light.’
    • ‘At this point Ron will fly to the south side of the valley to try to get on the windward side of the hillsides.’
    slope, rise, drop, incline, gradient, elevation, acclivity, declivity, ascent, descent, eminence, hillock, sloping ground, rising ground
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