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noun moor·land \-lənd, -ˌland\

: land that consists of moors

Full Definition of MOORLAND

:  land consisting of moors :  a stretch of moor

Examples of MOORLAND

  1. an area of open moorland
  2. We hiked across the moorlands.

First Known Use of MOORLAND

before 12th century

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MOORLAND Defined for Kids


noun moor·land \ˈmr-lənd\

Definition of MOORLAND for Kids

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


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