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moorland Line breaks: moor|land
Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːlənd/

Definition of moorland in English:


[mass noun] (also moorlands) chiefly British
An extensive area of moor: thirty-five per cent of the country is mountain and moorland
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  • 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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