foothill foothill  /ˈfʊt ˌhɪl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a relatively low hill on the lower slope of a mountain

Usage(s):

  1. Into the hospital at Pisco, Peru last month came a tired, ragged Indian woman from the foothills of the Andes.
  2. One day Vandana, having returned from a boarding school to her home in the Himalayan foothill town of Dehra Dun, demanded a nylon dress, the fashion adopted by her rich friends.
  3. Just as views of its Himalayan foothill backdrop remain sweeping, the scale is tenaciously human.

News

  1. Fitch Rates CA's Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Revs 'BBB-/BB'; Outlook Stable

    Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency , CA.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Foothill's Stefan Doehler defeats El Toro's Jayson Amos

    Foothill High's Stefan Doehler faced El Toro High's Jayson Amos in the Individuals Round of the CIF-SS individuals tournament May 31. For more game coverage and scores, visit ocvarsity.com.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Tustin News

  3. Father's Day Fly-In one of many promising foothill events

    This Father's Day weekend, foothill communities will hold events for families, dads and music lovers. It's Airport Appreciation Day at the Father's Day Fly-In on Sunday. At the Columbia Airport from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., vintage aircraft and WWII planes from the Commemorative Air Force will be on display, as well as show cars. Admission is free.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Merced Sun-Star

Quotes

  1. "The Foothill Class of 2010 has had to climb steps and overcome obstacles that younger students at four-year residential colleges typically don't face. Your tremendous commitment to your own education inspires us all," Duncan said.
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Arne Duncan Source: Palo Alto Online

  2. "Things are going to get a lot harder for us from here on out," De La Salle coach Bob Ladouceur said after the Spartans defeated Livermore. "Foothill will be a real good indicator of where we are."
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Bob Ladouceur Source: Contra Costa Times

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