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Salisbury Plain

noun
1.
a plateau in S England, N of Salisbury: the site of Stonehenge.
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  • He remarked that he had always thought that Salisbury Plain was a plain.

    Alarms and Discursions G. K. Chesterton
  • That is the shepherd of Salisbury Plain amid the flocks on the hills of heaven.

    The Wedding Ring T. De Witt Talmage
  • The site of this old city was not easily to be found on Salisbury Plain.

  • He knew that Stonehenge stands all alone on Salisbury Plain.

    The Magic World Edith Nesbit
  • She heard from Skrebensky; he too was on duty in the country, on Salisbury Plain.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • He took refuge with Hengist in his stronghold on Salisbury Plain.

    Stories of the Days of King Arthur Charles Henry Hanson
  • Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain, in Wiltshire, is the most extraordinary of these.

  • He was subsequently engaged by the Government for work on Salisbury Plain.

  • In spite of the mud and discomfort we had taken root in Salisbury Plain.

    The Great War As I Saw It Frederick George Scott
  • We had all the things that one does not have in a military mess on Salisbury Plain.

British Dictionary definitions for Salisbury Plain

Salisbury Plain

noun
1.
an open chalk plateau in S England, in Wiltshire: site of Stonehenge; military training area. Average height: 120 m (400 ft)
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