Definition of moorland in English:


Syllabification: moor·land
Pronunciation: /ˈmo͝o(ə)rlənd
, ˈmo͝o(ə)rˌland


(also moorlands)
An extensive area of moor.
More example sentences
  • It gives new rights to walk over private land that can be classed as mountain, moorland, heathland or down.
  • Its extensive tracts of open moorland interspersed with small lochs made it a rich refuge for wildlife.
  • The Pennine and Peak moorlands are favoured areas for observing breeding ring ouzels.

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