Chiltern

adjective

Chil·​tern
ˈchiltə(r)n
: of, relating to, or being chalky, sandy, gravelly, and loamy soils of England that are naturally dry and lie in dry situations

Word History

Etymology

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 17 Jun. 2024.

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