Definition of Hillary

1. Noun. New Zealand mountaineer who in 1953 first attained the summit of Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay (born in 1919).

Definition of Hillary

1. Proper noun. (given name female from=Latin) ultimately derived from the Latin ''Hilaria''. ¹

2. Proper noun. (given name male from=Latin) ultimately derived from the (etyl la) ''Hilarius''; a variant of Hilary. ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hillary

Hildebrand rules
Hill's equation
Hill's phenomenon
Hill's sign
Hill-Sachs lesion
Hill coefficient
Hill constant
Hill operation
Hill reaction
Hillary Care
Hills Hoist
Hills Hoists
Hilton's law
Hilton's method
Hilton's sac
Hilton's white line

Literary usage of Hillary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Prose Works of William Wordsworth by William Wordsworth (1876)
"Sir William hillary. 'And they are led by noble hillary' (xv. 1. 141. ... was erected chiefly through the humanity and zeal of Sir William hillary; ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, John Leycester Adolphus (1835)
"hillary against ROWLES and Two Others. the 7th of May the defendant Rowles was arrested at the suit of the plaintiff, and executed a bail bond, ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"GD Cummins, Memoir of OD Cummin», ib., 1878; С. С. Tiffany, in American Church hillary Seriei, vii. 534- 536, New York, 1895; В. К. Carroll, in the same, i. ..."

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