noun Chiefly British.
Examples from the Web for moorland
At times, from far up the moorland comes down even the strange cry of a buzzard, or the croak of a wandering raven.In the West Country|Francis A. Knight
No sign of its habitual rain and wind hung over the moorland.Gilian The Dreamer|Neil Munro
Over the moorland came a terrible roaring such as a river might make tumbling through some subterranean abyss.Friends of France|Various
When he was gone the moorland about the cottage lay still and deserted.In Kings' Byways|Stanley J. Weyman
Besides, there is a tract of moorland just behind Hillhead Farm which, when laid out, would make a perfect golf links.The Man Who Rose Again|Joseph Hocking