South Downs

  1. a range of low hills, from Hampshire to East Sussex, in S England.

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How to use South Downs in a sentence

  • I came quite close to the South Downs near Lewes, and all the lights were out in the houses, and the people gone to bed.

    Tono Bungay | H. G. Wells
  • For, in truth, it is the effect of a mirage, a phenomenon aught but rare in the region of the South Downs.

    The Land of Fire | Mayne Reid
  • Another means of dispersal is not so obvious on the South Downs.

    The Romance of Plant Life | G. F. Scott Elliot
  • In rambling by this little river the tourist will make acquaintance with the South Downs free and unadulterated.

  • And to begin with, I found myself crossing one of those gaps in the South Downs, each of which is held by a castle.

British Dictionary definitions for South Downs

South Downs

pl n
  1. a range of low hills in S England, extending from E Hampshire to East Sussex: proposed (since 1999) as a national park

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