What does the word moorland mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A moor or marsh.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Moory.

Usage examples for moorland

  1. The girl rode along the strip of level moorland beside the river until she came to a narrow and not particularly well- kept road which led through the opening of the hills towards which she had motioned her whip. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  2. Now, when day dawns on the brow of the moorland, Lone stands the house, and the chimney- stone is cold. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  3. He glanced round- at the sombre browns and greens of the solitary moorland, at the black rocks jutting out here and there from the scant grass, at the silent and gloomy hills and the overhanging clouds. – Macleod of Dare by William Black