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Synonyms for hilly

Synonyms for hilly

having hills and crags

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The contrast resembled what you see in exchanging a bleak, hilly, coal country for a beautiful fertile valley; and his voice and greeting were as opposite as his aspect.
But then there is the hilly cross-road that passes by the valley of the Leith and the Dean Cemetery; and Queensferry Street is on the way to that.
After travelling about sixty miles, they came to where the country became very hilly and the river made its way between rocky banks and down numerous rapids.
We descended from Mount Tabor, crossed a deep ravine, followed a hilly, rocky road to Nazareth--distant two hours.
That the girl could hope to reach the town on foot in less than two days seemed improbable, for it was a good thirty miles and part of it hilly. Even as the thought crossed his mind he heard the whistle of a locomotive to the east and knew that the railway was in operation again after a shutdown of several days.
And a dreary ride we had of it, that last stage of the journey, cold and weary as we were; sitting on our boxes, with nothing to cling to, nothing to lean against, slowly dragged and cruelly shaken over the rough, hilly roads.
"I should like to be," said I, glancing at the slate as he held it: with a misgiving that the writing was rather hilly.
Nearly all the labourers on Flintcomb-Ash farm intended flight, and early in the morning there was a general exodus in the direction of the town, which lay at a distance of from ten to a dozen miles over hilly country.
On returning to the sacristy he had torn off his alb, cope, and stole, had flung all into the hands of the stupefied beadle, had made his escape through the private door of the cloister, had ordered a boatman of the Terrain to transport him to the left bank of the Seine, and had plunged into the hilly streets of the University, not knowing whither he was going, encountering at every step groups of men and women who were hurrying joyously towards the Pont Saint-Michel, in the hope of still arriving in time to see the witch hung there,--pale, wild, more troubled, more blind and more fierce than a night bird let loose and pursued by a troop of children in broad daylight.
BUNER -- A local cricket player was killed and another injured when they fell into a ravine while scuffling over transport fare on a hilly track in Chaghorzai area of Buner district on Monday evening.
Amman, July 28 (Petra) -- Moderate weather conditions are expected to prevail on Sunday in the hilly areas and plains, while it will be hot in the Badia region, the Dead Sea and the Jordan valley with low clouds and northwesterly moderate to brisk, the Jordan Meteorological Department(JMD) said.
ISLAMABAD: With summer vacations continue, a large number of tourists from across the country have been flocking hilly spots in the country such as Naran and Murree to spend their vacation in pleasant weather.
ISLAMABAD -- With summer vacations continue, a large number of tourists from across the country have been flocking hilly spots in the country such as Naran and Murree to spend their vacation in pleasant weather.
Costing Rs 13753 million, Rakhi Gaaj-Khar-Bewata, project funded by Japan aims to make the hilly portion of the road wide and safe for Gwadar-bound cargo traffic with the installation of eight steel bridges, an official of National Highway Authority (NHA) told reporter on Sunday.
Summer vacation at colleges located in the plain areas of the province is expected to commence from June 15 while those in the hilly areas will commence from July 1.