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hills

  

      pl n  
1    the. a hilly and often remote region  
2    as old as the hills          very old  
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hills  
      pl n  
1    the. a hilly and often remote region  
2    as old as the hills   very old  


Beverly Hills  
      n   a city in SW California, near Los Angeles: famous as the home of film stars. Pop.: 31970 (1990)  
Black Hills  
      pl n   a group of mountains in W South Dakota and NE Wyoming: famous for the gigantic sculptures of U.S. presidents on the side of Mount Rushmore Highest peak: Harney Peak, 2207 m (7242 ft.)  
Cheviot Hills  
      pl n   a range of hills on the border between England and Scotland, mainly in Northumberland  
Chiltern Hills  
      pl n   a range of low chalk hills in SE England extending northwards from the Thames valley. Highest point: 260 m (852 ft.)  
Chin Hills  
      pl n   a mountainous region of W Myanmar; part of the Arakan Yoma system. Highest peak: Mount Victoria, 3053 m (10075 ft.)  
Matopo Hills   , Matopos  
      pl n   the granite hills south of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, where Cecil Rhodes chose to be buried  
Nilgiri Hills   , Nilgiris  
      pl n   a plateau in S India, in Tamil Nadu. Average height: 2000 m (6500 ft.), reaching 2635 m (8647 ft.) in Doda Betta  
Seven Hills of Rome  
      pl n   the hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built: the Palatine, Capitoline, Quirinal, Caelian, Aventine, Esquiline, and Viminal  
Valdai Hills  
      pl n   a region of hills and plateaus in NW Russia, between Moscow and St Petersburg. Greatest height: 346 m (1135 ft.)  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
il n'est de chasse que de vieux chiens
exp.
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
n.
en conseil écoute le vieil
n.
à vieille mule, frein doré
n.
de jeune angelot, vieux diable
n.
à vieux comptes, nouvelles disputes
n.
à vieux corps, point de remède
n.
fils pieux, bâton des vieux
exp.
dans les vieux pots, les bonnes soupes
les femmes âgées possèdent autant d'attraits et de charmes que les jeunes
nm.
ce sont les vieux amis qui sont les meilleurs
n.
aux vieux saints on n'allume plus de cierge
n.
à la pentecôte, on voit tailler la vigne de côte en côte
exp.
il vaut mieux laver son vieux kimono que d'en emprunter un neuf
n.
ce que le vieux voit assis, le jeune ne le voit pas debout
n.
c'est au bout de la vieille corde qu'on tisse la nouvelle
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