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addaword.gifdefinition of acclivity

noun
an old word meaning a rising slope
Thence, the land rises by a gentle acclivity, on which the ancient barony of Ogilvie is situated.
Submitted by: gamma from India on 14/07/2012 14:53:00
Definition of acclivity from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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