moorland


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moor·land

 (mo͝or′lănd′)
n.
Land consisting of moors.

moorland

(ˈmʊələnd; ˈmɔː-)
n
(Physical Geography) Brit an area of moor
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moorland - open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
champaign, plain, field - extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth"
Translations
إمْتِداد أرض سَبْخَه
step
hedeland
mocsaras terület
mÿrlendi, lyngheiîi
fundalık arazi

moorland

[ˈmʊələnd] Npáramo m, brezal m

moorland

[ˈmʊərlænd] nlande f

moorland

nMoor- or Heideland nt

moorland

[ˈmʊələnd] nbrughiera

moor1

(muə) noun
a large stretch of open, unfarmed land with poor soil often covered with heather, coarse grass etc.
ˈmoorland noun
a stretch of moor.
References in classic literature ?
From the well-known names of these towns I learn in what county I have lighted; a north-midland shire, dusk with moorland, ridged with mountain: this I see.
She was, however, only an untrained Yorkshire rustic who had been brought up in a moorland cottage with a swarm of little brothers and sisters who had never dreamed of doing anything but waiting on themselves and on the younger ones who were either babies in arms or just learning to totter about and tumble over things.
It ran up from a small market town through a dreary undulating moorland, forking off here and there to unknown villages of which the horizon gave no hint.
Scrambling through some rough woods, he came out upon a moorland reaching towards the hills.
That home lies amid a sequestered and rather hilly region, thirty miles removed from X ; a region whose verdure the smoke of mills has not yet sullied, whose waters still run pure, whose swells of moorland preserve in some ferny glens that lie between them the very primal wildness of nature, her moss, her bracken, her blue-bells, her scents of reed and heather, her free and fresh breezes.
Have slept with the bee - Arouse them my maiden, On moorland and lea - Go
They had long left the moorland behind them, and half the white road was gray in the great shadow of the Torwood pine forests, themselves like gray bars shuttered against the sunshine and within, amid that clear noon, manufacturing their own midnight.
Archer acquiesced, and she turned the ponies down Narragansett Avenue, crossed Spring Street and drove out toward the rocky moorland beyond.
The magnificent moorland silence was suddenly profaned by a man's voice, speaking (or rather croaking) behind me.
We see under the feet of our ponies a mixture of moorland and bog--here, the strip of firm ground that we are standing on, and there, a few feet off, the strip of watery peat-bog, which is deep enough to suffocate us if we step into it.
Our famous north-country trout stream wound its flashing and foaming way through a ravine in the rocky moorland.
The sun lay low in the west upon a purple cloud, whence it threw a mild, chastening light over the wild moorland and glittered on the fringe of forest turning the withered leaves into flakes of dead gold, the brighter for the black depths behind them.