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n. - Open country usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss.

Usage examples (36)
  • On the other side of the moorland was a stretch of twisted rocks, pitted and gouged by the advance and retreat of glaciers long gone.
  • "moorland" water can also dissolve lead from lead pipes and may therefore be dangerous for drinking purposes unless it is specially purified.
  • The sweet gale, or Dutch myrtle, grows in moorland fens.
  • "I was not very kind that day I met you on the moorland." for more
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