moorland moorland  /ˈmʊr ˌlænd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss

Usage(s):

  1. From the window of the moorland house a face watches them menacingly.
  2. In the moorland town of Macclesfield, Housewife Hannah Wright was out of control.
  3. The route runs over open moorland.

News

  1. 'Music at Moorland' features New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

    The 12th annual Music at Moorland will be held Thursday, June 27 at Moorland Farm in Far Hills.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Hunterdon Review

  2. Benefit returns to Far Hills June 27

    FAR HILLS – The 12th annual Music at Moorland fund-raiser will be held Thursday, June 27, at Moorland Farm.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Bernardsville News

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Quotes

  1. Dr Smith said: "Thousands of hectares of heather moorland are affected and it has an impact on grouse numbers. Around 80 per cent of grouse chick diet is heather and they need the juicy, succulent green tips of the plant. If that is being munched...
    on Aug 11, 2009 By: Adam Smith Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. Mr Mulholland, who has raised the issue with Leeds City Council's highways department, said: "When you turn into Moorland Road, the speed limit immediately becomes 60 mph which, considering there are houses there, is absolutely ludicrous. This is a...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Greg Mulholland Source: Wharfedale and Airedale Observer

  3. "This is a modern hill farm, which is conserving its threatened moorland bird populations as well as being commercially viable," says Carwyn Jones. "This case study tells the story of how what many believed was impossible has been achieved."
    on Jun 7, 2005 By: Carwyn Jones Source: ic Wales

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