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1. a conspicuous and often rounded natural elevation of the earth's surface, less high or craggy than a mountain
2. over the hill Military slang absent without leave or deserting


1. Archibald Vivian. 1886--1977, British biochemist, noted for his research into heat loss in muscle contraction: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1922)
2. Damon Graham Devereux, son of Graham Hill. born 1960, British motor-racing driver; Formula One world champion (1996)
3. David Octavius 1802--70, Scottish painter and portrait photographer, noted esp for his collaboration with the chemist Robert Adamson (1821-- 48)
4. Geoffrey (William). born 1932, British poet: his books include King Log (1968), Mercian Hymns (1971), The Mystery of the Charity of Charles Péguy (1983), and The Orchards of Syon (2002)
5. Graham. 1929--75, British motor-racing driver: world champion (1962, 1968)
6. Octavia. 1838--1912, British housing reformer; a founder of the National Trust
7. Sir Rowland. 1795--1879, British originator of the penny postage
8. Susan (Elizabeth). born 1942, British novelist and writer of short stories: her books include I'm the King of the Castle (1970) The Woman in Black (1983), and Felix Derby (2002)

What does it mean when you dream about a hill?

To climb and climb is to struggle and not succeed, whereas to reach the top of the hill is to have succeeded.


A land surface feature characterized by strong relief; it is a prominence smaller than a mountain.
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lFor further info visit the showhome and sales office at The Braes, Falkirk, FK2 9FD, Thursday to Monday 11am-5.
Through chance, one of my friends told us that Walker Group were building in Falkirk - we actually went to other sites and did a bit of homework before we chose The Braes.
John Oaksey once wrote: "A bold and headstrong front-runner, Galloway Braes used to treat his fences with hair-raising lack of respect.
Mr Garrow, formerly of Dalgety and Spillers Petfoods and a 3i have instructed Livingstone Guarantee to assist in the sourcing and completion of acquisition in the entire food ingredients are as the Braes Group focus in Primarily in the natural and functional end of food ingredients.
Many would not call Galloway Braes a champion at all, let alone a great one, because of his poor record in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
3i, the venture capital group, have backed the first acquisition by the new natural food ingredients group, the Braes Group.
SSSI operators have the most advanced training and specialized operational skills in the world," commented Bruce Braes, Managing Director of SSSI.
I'd heard good things about the food at The Brewery (a cracking wee boozer with one of those top-of-the-range digital jukeboxes I find irresistible) but we settled for an aperitif (or three) before trying a place a few readers had recommended - The Braes.
Morrow rode around 150 career winners, the most important of which came when the spectacular front-runner Galloway Braes won the King George VI Chase at Kempton in 1953.
Strathclyde Police's Detective Sergeant Garry Millar said: "From extensive enquires carried out so far, we know that the victim had been near the woods at Cathkin Braes Country Park when this attack happened.
Mister One and Kellys Conquest look favoured by the weights, while the Nicky Henderson-trained Braes Of Mar, who has been off the track for 646 days, carries the colours of the Queen Mother.