Definition of Hilly

1. Adjective. Having hills and crags. "Hilly terrain"

Exact synonyms: Cragged, Craggy, Mountainous
Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth
Derivative terms: Hill, Hilliness, Mountain



Definition of Hilly

1. a. Abounding with hills; uneven in surface; as, a hilly country.

Definition of Hilly

1. Adjective. (of a landscape) abounding in hills ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hilly

1. abounding in hills [adj HILLIER, HILLIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hilly

hills
hillside
hillsides
hillslope
hillslopes
hillsman
hillsmen
hillspeople
hilltop
hilltops
hillwalker
hillwalkers
hillwalking
hillward
hillwards
hilly (current term)
hilted
hilting
hiltless
hilts
hilum
hilum lienis
hilum nodi lymphatici
hilum nuclei dentati
hilum nuclei olivaris
hilum of dentate nucleus
hilum of kidney
hilum of lung
hilum of lymph node

Literary usage of Hilly

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1866)
"No supplies gathered.— Weather: Fine.—Roads: Good but hilly; ... Good but very hilly, particularly at the crossing of Little Haynes Creek. ..."

2. Coffee and India-rubber Culture in Mexico: Preceeded by Geographical and by Matías Romero (1898)
"Advantages of hilly ground. c.—Configuration of the ground best suited for coffee. Each of these kinds of land and its advantages will be considered ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"The country being very hilly, great care is taken in felling the timber, and the enormous size of the logs renders it extremely difficult to transport them ..."

4. Bulletin (1906)
"In a flat prairie country the beet location is a straight line between the two points it is desired to connect When it is desired to locate a road in hilly ..."

5. A Complete Descriptive and Statistical Gazetteer of the United States of by Daniel Haskel, John Calvin Smith (1843)
"11 sch. 455 scholars. Pop. 1672. LITCHFIELD, pt., Bradford со., Рв., 156 N.. Harrisburg, 266 W. The surface is hilly ; «oil, gravelly loam. ..."

6. Woodbridge and Willard's Universal Geography ...: Accompanied by Modern and by William Channing Woodbridge, Emma Willard (1836)
"The hilly country occupies about one-third of the surface, extending from the Allegany Ridge, and the hilly districts of New-York and Pennsylvania, ..."

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