Definition of hillside
: a part of a hill between the top and the foot
Examples of hillside in a Sentence
Streams of rainwater rushed down the hillside.
Recent Examples of hillside from the Web
The sandbags once piled up in the basement — after a calamitous storm sent rivers of mud down the hillside, over the stage and into the dressing rooms — have been carted away.
In front of them lay the best mountain bike trails Rusch had ever ridden, sweeping single tracks that flowed through the hillsides then dropped down rocky slopes to the streams that cut across the landscape.
Last summer’s garden - the first grown at The BLOC House in Cleves - cultivated an unused hillside behind the building into a plot yielding a variety of vegetables and some fruits.
There on a hillside in Kansas City’s Penn Valley Park, home to the Liberty Memorial, the headbanging multitudes partied hearty to the likes of Buckcherry, Staind and Five Finger Death Punch.
Fans sat along the cemetery's hillside to watch as Allman's body, in a brown wooden coffin with an assortment of white flowers on top, was lowered into the ground.
Lake levels rose so high that water poured over the emergency spillway, which consists of a concrete lip atop a hillside, for the first time ever Feb. 11.
The formidable hillsides are subjected to deeper subsurface forces that come into play as groundwater shifts the frictional properties of the soil.
The south-facing, two-acre home sites sit on a hillside bench overlooking a meadow and the river valley.
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First Known Use of hillside
HILLSIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hillside for English Language Learners
: the side of a hill
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Definition of hillside for Students
: the part of a hill between the top and the foot
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