moorland

[ moo r-luh nd, -land ]
/ ˈmʊər lənd, -ˌlænd /

noun Chiefly British.

an area of moors, especially country abounding in heather.

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Origin of moorland

before 950; Middle English more lond, Old English mōrlond. See moor1, -land
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moorland
/ (ˈmʊələnd, ˈmɔː-) /

noun

British an area of moor
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