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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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Members of the Braes of Derwent hunt make their way down Front Street, Consett, in January, 1989; below, the same location today
What I also loved about The Braes was that smaller (ie starter) portions of just about every main course are available for a 30 per cent discount.
Forensic teams also carried out a fingertip search at Gleniffer Braes
The Braes Group was formed to become a major player in the global food and animal feed ingredients sectors.
Centrica acquired its 50% interest in the Braes O' Doune wind farm in August 2007, for GBP42m ($63.
TETRATHLON RESULTS: MINIMUS BOYS: 1,James Slattery, SD, 3454; Minimus Girls: 1,Shannon Bates, Braes, 4156 pts; 2,Zephrine Warde-Aldam, Tynedale, 3960; 3,Hannah Carr, SN, 3948; 4,Louise Elliott, Braes, 3896; 5,Helen Porteons, Tynedale, 3774; 6,Alex Tweddle,Braes,3732
They will be joined by members of the Percy West, Tyne North, Tynedale, Hurworth and Braes of Derwent hunts.
Falkirk Council confirmed that Natalie had been permanently excluded from Braes.
Galloway Braes, the greatest and most exhilarating steeplechaser of that decade, won the King George VI Chase once (it should have been twice) and the valuable Queen Elizabeth Chase at Hurst Park twice before breaking a leg in the last of his many falls.
This follows on from Braes successful acquisition of Hays Food Ingredients businesses, under a management buy-in, where Livingstone Guarantee, the independent corporate finance house, initiated discussions with Hays Plc and obtained finance for the transaction on behalf of the management buy in team.
Although the initial contract value is in the six figures range, we expect the contract value to expand substantially as requirements in the region grow," stated Bruce Braes, SSSI Managing Director.