Hill in a sentence

The word "hill" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of hill and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Hill

  • A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence less than a mountain.
  • The earth raised about the roots of a plant or cluster of plants. U. S See Hill v. t.
  • A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them; as, a hill of corn or potatoes.
  • To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.
  • structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
  • (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands
  • a local and well-defined elevation of the land
  • risque English comedian (1925-1992)
  • United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916)
  • form into a hill

How to use hill in a sentence. Hill pronunciation.

After visiting Jasper Kimber at Heddington, as I came back over the hill by the path we all took that day after the Meeting-Ebn Ezra Bey, my father, Elder Fairley, and thee and me-I drew near the chairmaker's but where thee lived alone all those sad months.
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He came to snatch old Soolsby's palace, his nest on the hill, to use it for a telescope, or such whimsies.
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David received this letter as he was mounting a huge white Syrian donkey to ride to the Mokattam Hills, which rise sharply behind Cairo, burning and lonely and large.
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From the Mokattam Hills, where he read Faith's letter again, his back against one of the forts which Napoleon had built in his Egyptian days, he scanned the distance.
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The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.
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Far over in the western vista a long line of trees, twining through an oasis flanking the city, led out to a point where the desert abruptly raised its hills of yellow sand.
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From the ramparts of the citadel he watched the sun go down, bathing the pyramids in a purple and golden light, throwing a glamour over all the western plain, and making heavenly the far hills with a plaintive colour, which spoke of peace and rest, but not of hope.
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As David wound his way down the hills, Lacey waved a hand after him.
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The lean, invisible, ghastly arm of death could find him, if Kaid willed, though he delved in the bowels of the Cairene earth, or climbed to an eagle's eyrie in the Libyan Hills.
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England rushed back upon him-the love of those at home; of his father, the only father he had ever known; of Faith, the only mother or sister he had ever known; of old John Fairley; the love of the woods and the hills where he had wandered came upon him.
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Two people had seen the train plunge to destruction-the solitary horseman whom David had watched kneel upon his sheepskin, and who now from a far hill had seen the disaster, but had not seen the three jump for their lives, and a fisherman on the bank, who ran shouting towards a village standing back from the river.
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With his own eyes had he not seen, from the hill top, the train plunge to destruction, and had he not once more got off his horse and knelt upon his sheepskin and given thanks to Allah-a devout Arab obeying the sunset call to prayer, as David had observed from the train?
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At this time, our near neighbor, Gold Hill, was the most successful silver mining locality in Nevada.
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Gold Hill ore yielded from $100 to $400 to the ton; but the usual yield was only $20 to $40 per ton-that is to say, each hundred pounds of ore yielded from one dollar to two dollars.
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An hour before, I would have felt opulent if I had owned ten feet in a Gold Hill mine whose ore produced twenty-five dollars to the ton; now I was already annoyed at the prospect of having to put up with mines the poorest of which would be a marvel in Gold Hill.
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He said that this surface quartz was not all there was of our mine; but that the wall or ledge of rock called the "Monarch of the Mountains," extended down hundreds and hundreds of feet into the earth -he illustrated by saying it was like a curb-stone, and maintained a nearly uniform thickness-say twenty feet-away down into the bowels of the earth, and was perfectly distinct from the casing rock on each side of it; and that it kept to itself, and maintained its distinctive character always, no matter how deep it extended into the earth or how far it stretched itself through and across the hills and valleys.
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Here, indeed, she breathed the air of the hills, but villas on either hand obstructed the view, and brought London much nearer than the measured distance.
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Miss Derrick's presentiment that a letter from Mr. Cobb would soon reach her was justified the next day; it arrived in the afternoon, readdressed from Tulse Hill.
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Now here, now there, on the hills, and in the meadows, appeared villages, the sun sparkled in the window-panes of the cottages, and upon the roofs of yellow straw; the crosses of the churches gleamed through the foliage of the trees, the gray wings of the mills rotated lazily through the air, the smoke from the chimneys of a factory curled skyward in thick black wreaths. . . .
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I rode right over the hills, back from the river, into the country, till I had got eighteen miles away.
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Examples of Hill

Example #1
It was late evening; the sun had set.
Example #2
Now for the strange thing I hinted.
Example #3
He has scientific tricks like his father before him.
Example #4
That is what his father was, the last Earl, and that is what he is who left my door but now.
Example #5
The cities of the dead Khalifas and Mamelukes separated them from the living city where the fellah toiled, and Arab, Bedouin, Copt strove together to intercept the fruits of his toiling, as it passed in the form of taxes to the Palace of the Prince Pasha; while in the dark corners crouched, waiting, the cormorant usurers-Greeks, Armenians, and Syrians, a hideous salvage corps, who saved the house of a man that they might at last walk off with his shirt and the cloth under which he was carried to his grave.
Example #6
I am thy mother's sister, thy most loving friend.