Definition of hilly
: abounding in hills
Recent Examples of hilly from the Web
People tweeted at Dan Rather about the state’s Flint Hills, the Smoky Hills and even the hilly campus of the University of Kansas in Lawrence – and invited him back to see them.
Despite the area’s reputation as difficult to develop, people began to move into the portions of the hilly terrain that the park did not cover.
A gentle two-step isn’t going to measure up to an intense, hilly run.
The Landis family lives in a spacious home on Great Dane Circle, near Lake Otis Parkway and O'Malley Road, on a 1-acre property with a hilly lawn and woods on three sides.
In one case, La Habra Heights, in Los Angeles County, asked that it be exempted from the law because the city was too hilly for apartment complexes. ‘
Erin Hills is set on 652 acres of hilly farmland 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee, a natural beauty formed thousands of years ago by receding glaciers.
Over time, rainfall and natural water sources eroded the earth, apparently leaving behind the ups and downs of the hilly terrain.
During April, ocean conditions at Punta de Mita, a hilly peninsula just north of Puerto Vallarta, are hit or miss.
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First Known Use of hilly
HILLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hilly for English Language Learners
: having many hills
HILLY Defined for Kids
Definition of hilly for Students
: having many hills a hilly city
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