South Downs


a range of low hills, from Hampshire to East Sussex, in S England. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for south downs

  • What is known as the South-Downs in Sussex is a range of hills of a general height of seven hundred feet.

  • Amongst them are parts of the Berkshire and Wiltshire downs, and some of the South-downs, though these are usually too undulating.

British Dictionary definitions for south downs

South Downs

pl n

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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