A general term for a neighborhood or other development built on a hill or mountain.(noun)
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Use "heights" in a sentence
"One went by the mountain range or chain which they call the heights over the plains on the South Sea."
"Such appearances have given rise to a general apprehension, that the progress of societies to what we call the heights of national greatness, is not more natural, than their return to weakness and obscurity is necessary and unavoidable."
"Reverses of fortune are the common materials of history* The progress of societies to what we call the heights ofnai» tional greatness, is not more natural, than t | iesr return to weakness is unavoidable."