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Definition

A hill station is a town located at a higher elevation than the nearby plain or valley. The term was used to describe towns founded by our colonial rulers as refuges from the summer heat, up where temperatures are cooler.

Usage

Veerapan has been hiding in Coonor, a popular hill station destination for rich south indians.
Added 2011-06-28 by Dishoom Dishoom

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Places, WALTO

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