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Swaledale Line breaks: Swale|dale
Pronunciation: /ˈsweɪldeɪl/

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Definition of Swaledale in English:

noun

A sheep of a small hardy breed with long, coarse wool.

Origin

Early 20th century: from the name of a region in North Yorkshire.

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