Definition of Downland

1. Noun. An area of rolling downs, often grassy pasture over chalk or limestone ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Downland

1. a rolling treeless upland [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Downland

downhauls
downhearted
downheartedly
downheartedness
downhill
downhiller
downhillers
downhills
downhole
downier
downiest
downiness
downinesses
downing
downings
downland (current term)
downlands
downless
downlevel
downlight
downlighter
downlighters
downlighting
downlights
downlike
downline
downlines
downlink
downlinked
downlinking

Literary usage of Downland

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hawthorn and Lavender, with Other Verses by William Ernest HENLEY (1901)
"HAWTHORN AND LAVENDER __ _ Shadow and gleam on the downland Under the low Spring sky, Shadow and gleam in my spirit— Why? ..."

2. Settlement and Land Use in Micheldever Hundred, Hampshire, 700-1100 by Eric C. Klingelhöfer (1991)
"The cemeteries of the Hampshire downland sites surprisingly have not yet come to light; the pagan cemeteries of the Micheldever region are on the valley ..."

3. Golf Guide Britain and Ireland 2004 by Hunter Publishing, Incorporated (2004)
"downland course overlooking the sea. 18 holes, 6216 yards. SSS 70. ... downland course with spectacular views of Sussex countryside. 18 holes, 6220 yards. ..."

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