Dartmoor

[ dahrt-moor, -mawr, -mohr ]
/ ˈdɑrt mʊər, -mɔr, -moʊr /

noun

a rocky plateau in SW England, in Devonshire. About 20 miles (30 km) long.
a prison on this plateau.
one of an English breed of sheep having coarse, long wool.
one of an English breed of pony originating in Devon, noted for sure-footedness and longevity.

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Dartmoor
/ (ˈdɑːtˌmʊə) /

noun

a moorland plateau in SW England, in SW Devon: a national park since 1951. Area: 945 sq km (365 sq miles)
a prison in SW England, on Dartmoor: England's main prison for long-term convicts
a small strong breed of pony, originally from Dartmoor
a hardy coarse-woolled breed of sheep originally from Dartmoor
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