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An open rolling upland area, as found in several regions of England.
[Middle English, from Old English weald, forest.]
Variant of weld2.
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(Physical Geography) chiefly literary a tract of open rolling country, esp upland
[Old English weald bush; related to Old Saxon wald, German Wald forest, Old Norse vollr ground; see wild]
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1. an elevated tract of open country.
2. Often, wolds. (usu. cap.) an open, hilly district, esp. in England, as in Yorkshire or Lincolnshire.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English w(e)ald forest, c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old High German wald forest, Old Norse vǫllr untilled field; perhaps akin to wild]
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wold[wəʊld] n → altopiano
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