[ eks-moor, -mawr, -mohr ]
/ ˈɛks mʊər, -mɔr, -moʊr /
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a moorland in SW England, in Somersetshire and Devonshire: the scene of Blackmore's novel, Lorna Doone.
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Words nearby Exmoor
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How to use Exmoor in a sentence
Dyke Acland's mark is an anchor on the near side of each of his large herd of ponies, on Exmoor.
In Devonshire are found a white-faced and horned variety, which are known as the Exmoor kind, from the place of their nativity.A Treatise on Sheep:|Ambrose Blacklock
From over at Exmoor came a crowd of youths who had skated the ten miles up-hill and down-dale to see the carnival.
"It looked something like the Exmoor ambulance," here observed Katherine Williams.
I saw it once when we were walking, and it is therefore probably bringing someone from Exmoor here.
British Dictionary definitions for Exmoor
/ (ˈɛksˌmʊə, -ˌmɔː) /
a high moorland in SW England, in W Somerset and N Devon: chiefly grazing ground for Exmoor ponies, sheep, and red deer
a small stocky breed of pony with a fawn-coloured nose, originally from Exmoor
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