Hillock sentence example

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  • Go up the hillock and you'll see.
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  • Though the cathedral crowns the hillock round which clusters the old part of the town, a large portion of the newer town is built on the alluvial flats on either bank of the Rhone.
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  • From outside, the building, which is perched on a low hillock, is completely inscrutable.
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  • I climbed a little hillock nearby and saw to my delight a herd of horses grazing on the grassy plain.
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  • Where the axon leaves the cell body of a neuron is an area called the axon hillock.
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  • In the stuff swamp, this is akin to finding a hillock and staying there.
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  • It was built on a natural rocky hillock by Lord Mountjoy to secure the ancient route from Ulster.
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  • The fort of Attock was built by the emperor Akbar in 1581, on a low hillock beside the river.
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  • On the top of a small hillock near the center of the bay is a small circular cairn 36 feet in diameter.
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  • A thoroughly French town, it dates from 1835, when General Drouet d'Erlon established there an entrenched camp on a hillock in the midst of a pestilential swamp. Soon afterwards Marshal Clausel began to build a regular city, which was at first called Medina Clausel in his honour.
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  • On the summit of the hillock, surrounded by a wall with three gates, lie the remains of the city.
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  • The modern village stands on an isolated sandy hillock, surrounded by gardens with olives to the north and sand-dunes to the west.
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  • The general aspect of the district is that of a flat even country, dotted with clusters of bamboos and betelnut trees, and intersected by a perfect network of dark-coloured and sluggish streams. There is not a hill or hillock in the whole district, but it derives a certain picturesque beauty from its wide expanses of cultivation, and the greenness and freshness of the vegetation.
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  • During the daytime the hillock at the entrance to the burrow is frequently occupied by one or more members of the family, which at the approach of strangers sit up on their hind-legs in order to get a better view.
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  • The hillock on which it rises was no doubt the site of earlier churches, but the present Transitional building dates only from the 12th and 13th centuries, while its portico was built in the 18th century, after the model of the Pantheon at Rome.
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