noun[mass noun] (also heathlands)
An extensive area of heath: 1,000 acres of heathland
More example sentences
- It gives new rights to walk over private land that can be classed as mountain, moorland, heathland or down.
- This area of grazing marshes is now a nature reserve and includes woodland, marsh and heathland, and can be explored on marked trails.
- Farmers and landowners planning to plough up or alter moor and heathland in the Peak District have been warned that they now need prior permission.
Definition of heathland in:
- The US English dictionary