the Hill


US, informal
used to refer to the U.S. Congress
a proposed new law that is being debated on the Hill

Examples of the Hill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Barbecue and grilling enthusiasts from all over Michigan, including teams from metro Detroit, gathered Friday at Treetops Resort in Gaylord for the start of the two-day, sixth annual Grill on the Hill barbecue thrown-down. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 6 May 2024 Many settled around the Hill Country cities of Fredricksburg and New Braunfels, near Austin, where some schools taught primarily in German. J. David Goodman Desiree Rios, New York Times, 4 May 2024 The administration has spent months sending top lieutenants to the Hill to champion its cause. Dell Cameron, WIRED, 16 Apr. 2024 Trump’s real power on the Hill, with House Republicans, has always been destructive in nature. Jess Bidgood, New York Times, 12 Apr. 2024 In a small but very memorable turn as the Hill’s onscreen podcast partner Mo, comedian Sam Jay snapped out some of the best lines in the picture. David L. Coddon, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Apr. 2024 The impeachment articles had been expected to arrive at the Senate on the same day Mayorkas will be on the Hill to advocate for the DHS budget, where he is expected to request higher funding levels than in the deal agreed to last month by the White House and Congress to avoid a government shutdown. Liz Goodwin, Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2024 The decision was the lead story on the home pages of the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Hill and more. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 9 Apr. 2024 Folks from throughout the city and suburbs bring out their lawn chairs and blankets for the Chill on the Hill summer music performances. Gina Lee Castro, Journal Sentinel, 28 Mar. 2024

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“The Hill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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