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noun [countable] hill pronunciation in British English /hɪl/
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  1. 1
    an area of land that is higher than the land surrounding it but smaller and lower than a mountain
    a valley surrounded by wooded hills
    the Pentland Hills
    an area popular with hill walkers
    the top/bottom of a hill: They climbed slowly to the top of the hill.
    on a hill: The village is built on a steep hill.
    in the hills: We went walking in the hills.
    1. a.
      a steep slope in a path or road
      Go up the hill and turn right at the lights.
      the brow (=top) of a hill: A motorcycle appeared over the brow of the hill.
  2. 2

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