noun[mass noun] (also moorlands) chiefly British
An extensive area of moor: thirty-five per cent of the country is mountain and moorland
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.
Definition of moorland in:
- The US English dictionary