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Cotswolds

[kots-wohldz, -wuh ldz] /ˈkɒts woʊldz, -wəldz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
a range of hills in SW England, in Gloucestershire.
Also called Cotswold Hills.

Cotswold

[kots-wohld, -wuh ld] /ˈkɒts woʊld, -wəld/
noun
1.
one of an English breed of large sheep having coarse, long wool.
Origin of Cotswold
named after the Cotswolds, where the breed originated
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  • It was in the Cotswolds and we were in a garden, on the side of a hill.

  • The Cotswolds derive their name from a low range of hills in Gloucestershire.

  • I am all for the Cotswolds in the last vacation before "Schools."

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    Christopher Morley
  • The earthquake of 1895 was very severely felt in the Cotswolds.

    A Cotswold Village J. Arthur Gibbs
  • In September, as you walk over the fields, the Cotswolds are seen at their best.

    A Cotswold Village J. Arthur Gibbs
  • Green plover, or lapwings, are numerous enough on the Cotswolds.

    A Cotswold Village J. Arthur Gibbs
  • It was indeed a glorious morning for an expedition into the Cotswolds.

    A Cotswold Village J. Arthur Gibbs
  • In the dead of winter these old grey houses of the Cotswolds are a little melancholy, save when the sun shines.

    A Cotswold Village J. Arthur Gibbs
  • In many villages throughout the Cotswolds are to be seen ancient wayside crosses of exquisite workmanship and design.

    A Cotswold Village J. Arthur Gibbs
  • Happily there is no likelihood of the ancient crosses in the Cotswolds being decorated by a coating of gold.

    A Cotswold Village J. Arthur Gibbs
British Dictionary definitions for Cotswolds

Cotswolds

/ˈkɒtsˌwəʊldz; -wəldz/
plural noun
1.
a range of low hills in SW England, mainly in Gloucestershire: formerly a centre of the wool industry

Cotswold

/ˈkɒtsˌwəʊld; -wəld/
noun
1.
a breed of sheep with long wool that originated in the Cotswolds. It is believed to be one of the oldest breeds in the world
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