hill·​crest | \ ˈhil-ˌkrest How to pronounce hillcrest (audio) \

Definition of hillcrest

: the top line of a hill

Examples of hillcrest in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cab-tractor portion of McPherson's truck was obstructing the westbound lane of La. 440, between a hillcrest and a sweeping curve, when a second tractor-trailer, headed westbound on La. 440, was rounding the curve. Laura Mcknight, NOLA.com, "Truck driver charged in 3-vehicle crash that killed Franklinton woman: state police," 17 Aug. 2017 Hillcrest (Bennett, Corbett, Perry, Sylvester), 1:31.28. 400: 1. Daily Southtown, "Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Sunday, May 28," 27 May 2017

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First Known Use of hillcrest

circa 1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Hillcrest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hillcrest. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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