/ (ˈmɛndɪps) /
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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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Words nearby Mendips
Mendès-France, mendicancy, mendicant, mendicity, mending, Mendips, Mendocino, mend one's fences, mend one's ways, Mendota, Mendoza
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How to use Mendips in a sentence
I could almost fancy that I should be able to see the far blue line of the Mendips under the sun, so bright it all was and clear.A King's Comrade|Charles Whistler
I never did hold with master being so free riding over the Mendips at late hours.Under the Mendips|Emma Marshall
This little gorge of the Mendips affords a striking illustration of the same kind.
Immediately behind the village of Cheddar rises the bare grey ridge of the Mendips.
The dwellers in farmhouses a hundred and twenty years ago on the height of the Mendips were early to bed and early to rise.Bristol Bells|Emma Marshall