Definition of foothill in English:

foothill

Syllabification: foot·hill
Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝otˌhil
 
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noun

(usually foothills)
  • A low hill at the base of a mountain or mountain range: the camp lies in the foothills of the Andes
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    • As the bus heads on into the pine-clad foothills of Sierra Madre mountains, I think back to how my quest began.
    • The rich volcanic soils of the foothills and mountains are some of the best in the country.
    • Qazvin, like Tehran, sits in the foothills of the Alborz mountain range, which skirts the south coast of the Caspian Sea.

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