Chiltern

adjective
Chil·​tern | \ ˈchiltə(r)n \

Definition of Chiltern

: of, relating to, or being chalky, sandy, gravelly, and loamy soils of England that are naturally dry and lie in dry situations

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History and Etymology for Chiltern

from Chiltern hills, range of chalk hills in south-central England

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“Chiltern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chiltern. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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