[hil-uh] /ˈhɪl ə/
a city in central Iraq, S of Baghdad.
a market town in central Iraq, on a branch of the Euphrates: built partly of bricks from the nearby site of Babylon. Pop: 364 000 (2005 est) Also called Al Hillah
[hil-uh-ree] /ˈhɪl ə ri/ noun 1. Sir Edmund P. 1919–2008, New Zealand mountain climber who scaled Mt. Everest 1953. 2. a male or female given name. /ˈhɪlərɪ/ noun 1. Sir Edmund. 1919–2008, New Zealand explorer and mountaineer. He and his Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay, were the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest (1953); […]
[hil-bil-ee] /ˈhɪlˌbɪl i/ Often Disparaging and Offensive. noun, plural hillbillies. 1. a term used to refer to a person from a backwoods or other remote area, especially from the mountains of the southern U.S. (sometimes used facetiously). adjective 2. of, like, or relating to hillbillies: hillbilly humor. /ˈhɪlˌbɪlɪ/ noun (pl) -lies 1. generally (derogatory) an […]
noun 1. folk music combined with elements of popular music in which the banjo, fiddle, and guitar are principal instruments: a type of music that originated in mountain regions of the southern U.S. 2. country-and-western music.
noun 1. a racing event for motorcycles or automobiles in which competitors drive up a hilly course one at a time, the winner having the fastest time. noun 1. a competition in which motor vehicles attempt singly to ascend a steep slope as fast as possible