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Definition of "hill-country" [hill-country]

  • A region of hills: often specifically applied to the hilly regions in the interior of India. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "hill-country" in a sentence
  • "In 1971 Chavez moved headquarters from Delano to a remote hill-country compound-an indication, some thought, of his own increasing remoteness."
  • "Tough hill-country men voted for her, men so backward they'd give the lady a chair in the union hall."
  • "The country in the ranges is as fine a pastoral hill-country as a man would wish to possess; grass to the top of the hills, and abundance of water through the whole of the ranges."