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a relatively low hill on the lower slope of a mountain

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The case looked more and more hopeless the longer I viewed it, yet with a stubborn persistency I forged ahead toward the foothills.
I have no idea, of course, how long it took me to reach the limit of the plain, but at last I entered the foothills, following a pretty little canyon upward toward the mountains.
It lay three miles to the west, snuggling among the first rolling swells of the foothills.
But in my game bag was food, and the old house would afford shelter, if shelter were needed on a warm and dewless night in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, where one may sleep in comfort on the pine needles, without covering.
It was then also, as he told me, that he lost con- tact for good and all with one of those three men who the summer before had been going about through all the little towns in the foothills of his country.
Up the canyon rose far hills and peaks, the big foothills, pine-covered and remote.
To the west the ranges fell away, one behind the other, diminishing and fading into the gentle foothills that, in turn, descended into the great valley which he could not see.
Now and again an overland passenger train rushed by in the distance, echoing along the background of foothills of Mt.
And thence you went speeding swiftly to the mountain ridge, and came to Crisa beneath snowy Parnassus, a foothill turned towards the west: a cliff hangs over if from above, and a hollow, rugged glade runs under.
McDATA's commitment to its communities is apparent, and ongoing," said Barbara Pingrey, executive director, Foothills United Way.
Like the rest of the foothills, it can be lush and even soggy from December through March and oven-parched and prickly from June through October.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- Repairs have been completed to the Foothills Saskatchewan pipeline following a linebreak that occurred on Feb.
Our full ownership of Foothills will allow us to continue to grow and optimize our extensive network of natural gas pipelines," said Hal Kvisle, chief executive officer.
Martin Group, a leading engineering, consulting, and OSS solutions provider to the telecommunications industry, today announced that Foothills Telephone Cooperative has successfully implemented the OMNIA(TM) OSS system.
In November 2001, the Kaska and Foothills concluded the first stage of negotiation, a Cooperation Agreement.