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hill
American English: /hɪl/
British English: /hɪl/

Translation of hill in Spanish:

noun

  • (slope, incline) cuesta (feminine)
    a view of green, rolling hills
    un panorama de verdes y ondulantes colinas
    on a hill
    (on the top) en (lo alto de) una colina
    (on a slope) en una ladera
    we walked up/down the hill
    subimos/bajamos la colina (andando)
    to park on a hill
    estacionar en una cuesta
    aparcar en una cuesta (Spain)
    at the foot of the hill
    al pie de la colina ( or de la montaña etc. )
    to head for the hills
    ir hacia or dirigirse a los montes
    to take to the hills
    huir or echarse al monte
    up hill and down dale (British)
    cuesta arriba y cuesta abajo
    as old as the hills
    viejísimo
    más viejo que Matusalén [colloquial]
    más viejo que andar a pie (Southern Cone) [colloquial]
    his grandfather/that joke is as old as the hills
    su abuelo/ese chiste es más viejo que Matusalén
    not to amount to a hill of beans (US)
    no valer nada
    to be over the hill [colloquial]
    estar para el deje (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]
    (before noun) hill country
    territorio (masculine) montañoso
    región (feminine) montañosa
    hill people
    montañeses (masculine plural)
    hill town
    ciudad (feminine) de montaña
    Example sentences
    • The instructions were to design a simple landscape sketch using a minimum of five to six land forms - hills, mountains, lakes and so on.
    • Forests, meadow land, rolling hills and mountains, all populated with small villages, are on the menu.
    • The tribes, rightly, are required to show their connections with various rivers, mountains, hills, and land sites.
    Example sentences
    • The course has steep hills, and the roads sweep wide, then narrow to cobblestones.
    • A tricky road, on a hill where the cars, as they coast down, can't help but nudge over 30.
    • The customer also added that the car seemed to run strange whenever she was descending a hill or steep grade.
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