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moorland

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noun moor·land \-lənd, -ˌland\

Simple Definition of moorland

  • : land that consists of moors

Full Definition of moorland

  1. :  land consisting of moors :  a stretch of moor

Examples of moorland

  1. an area of open moorland

  2. We hiked across the moorlands.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of moorland

before 12th century


MOORLAND Defined for Kids

moorland

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noun moor·land \ˈmu̇r-lənd\

Definition of moorland

  1. :  land consisting of ground that is too wet or too poor for farming




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