Definition of blanket bog in English:

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blanket bog

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun]
An extensive flat peat bog formed in cool regions of high rainfall or humidity.
Example sentences
  • He continued, ‘The site of the proposed development hosts an extensive priority habitat of blanket bog and dry heath.’
  • When you leave Ballycastle, the scenery changes rather abruptly from green fields to blanket bog.
  • This is an area of open blanket bog which has been modified by extensive peat extraction.

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