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as in prairie
a broad area of level or rolling treeless country as she wanders the windswept moor, the novel's heroine vows that she will never marry the vicar

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as in marsh
spongy land saturated or partially covered with water a mysterious figure who was said to have haunted the moors of southwest England

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“Moor.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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