Mendips

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  1. a range of limestone hills in SW England, in N Somerset: includes the Cheddar Gorge and numerous caves. Highest point: 325 m (1068 ft)Also called: Mendip Hills
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Historical Examples of mendips

  • Perhaps not, but I may give you some dust to swallow over the Mendips.

  • The Mendips have been considered a suitable site for a consumptive sanatorium.

    Somerset

    G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade

  • The village, which is on the slope of a hill, commands a pleasant view of the Mendips.

    Somerset

    G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade

  • The Mendips formed another metallic centre, presumably richer than even the Devonian peninsula.

    The Old Road

    Hilaire Belloc

  • The chamber is of very considerable dimensions, and is said by those who have seen it to be quite the finest cave in the Mendips.

    Somerset

    G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade