Definition of Moorland

1. Noun. Open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss.

Exact synonyms: Moor
Specialized synonyms: Marston Moor
Generic synonyms: Champaign, Field, Plain



Definition of Moorland

1. n. Land consisting of a moor or moors.

Definition of Moorland

1. Noun. Open land that has an acidic peaty soil and is mostly covered with heather or bracken ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moorland

1. a tract of marshy land [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moorland

moorgame
moorhen
moorhens
moorhouseite
moorier
moories
mooriest
moorill
moorills
mooring
mooring anchor
mooring line
mooring mast
mooring tower
moorings
moorland (current term)
moorlands
moorlog
moorlogs
moorman
moormen
moorpan
moors
moorstone
moorstones
moortop
mooruk
mooruks
moorva
moorvas

Literary usage of Moorland

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

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1891)
"moorland SHEEP-FARM. i. I HAVE at last found the man who does not love the moors. It was quite by accident, and consequently the shock was a little more ..."

2. London Society edited by James Hogg, Florence Marryat (1883)
"A MIDLAND moorland. JUST as the Holyhead-bound railway traveller is leaving the Trent Valley, and for the last time has crossed the sluggish waters of the ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"On a limiting Standard of Acidity for moorland Waters. ... understood that the plumbo-solvent action of moorland waters is to be associated with acidity. ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1894)
"... and I won't talk to you. Go away from that wind- dow ! , A Pleasant Spot for an Idle Summer Day. From Francis A, Knight's "By moorland and Sea. ..."

5. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1899)
"CHAPTER XXIII Haworth and its Surroundings THE WORTH VALLEY—CHARACTERISTICS OF THE moorland SCENERY THE BRONTE FAMILY THEIR BIRTHPLACE AT THORNTON—HAWORTH: ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1891)
"moorland SHEEP-FARM. i. I HAVE at last found the man who does not love the moors. It was quite by accident, and consequently the shock was a little more ..."

7. London Society edited by James Hogg, Florence Marryat (1883)
"A MIDLAND moorland. JUST as the Holyhead-bound railway traveller is leaving the Trent Valley, and for the last time has crossed the sluggish waters of the ..."

8. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"On a limiting Standard of Acidity for moorland Waters. ... understood that the plumbo-solvent action of moorland waters is to be associated with acidity. ..."

9. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1894)
"... and I won't talk to you. Go away from that wind- dow ! , A Pleasant Spot for an Idle Summer Day. From Francis A, Knight's "By moorland and Sea. ..."

10. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1899)
"CHAPTER XXIII Haworth and its Surroundings THE WORTH VALLEY—CHARACTERISTICS OF THE moorland SCENERY THE BRONTE FAMILY THEIR BIRTHPLACE AT THORNTON—HAWORTH: ..."

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