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Definition of "moorland" []

  • Land consisting of moors. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "moorland" in a sentence
  • "On the other side of the moorland was a stretch of twisted rocks, pitted and gouged by the advance and retreat of glaciers long gone."
  • "Game birds are defined as wild in practice and under the law when, months before the start of the shooting season, they are able to independently move in and out of large release pens, usually situated in woodland or on farmland - not "moorland" as you stated."
  • ""moorland" water can also dissolve lead from lead pipes and may therefore be dangerous for drinking purposes unless it is specially purified."