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Dart·moor

 (därt′mo͝or′, -môr′)
An upland region of southwest England noted for its bare granite tors. There are remains of numerous Bronze Age settlements.
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Dartmoor

(ˈdɑːtˌmʊə)
n
1. (Placename) a moorland plateau in SW England, in SW Devon: a national park since 1951. Area: 945 sq km (365 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a prison in SW England, on Dartmoor: England's main prison for long-term convicts
3. (Breeds) a small strong breed of pony, originally from Dartmoor
4. (Animals) a hardy coarse-woolled breed of sheep originally from Dartmoor
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Dart•moor

(ˈdɑrt mʊər, -mɔr, -moʊr)

n.
a rocky plateau in SW England, in Devonshire. ab. 20 mi. (30 km) long.
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