Exmoor
Exmoor Ex"moor, n. [From Exmoor, a district in Somersetshire and Devonshire.] 1. One of a breed of horned sheep of Devonshire, England, having white legs and face and black nostrils. They are esp. valuable for mutton. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A breed of ponies native to the Exmoor district. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Exmoor — Exmoor,   Exmoor Forest [ eksmʊə fɔrɪst], Hochplateau (bis 520 m über dem Meeresspiegel) in Südwestengland, aufgebaut aus devonischen Sandsteinen, fällt mit hohen Kliffs zum Bristolkanal ab, ausgedehnte Heidemoore; seit 1954 Nationalpark (686… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Exmoor — [eks′moor] hilly region of moors in SW England, mostly in Somerset …   English World dictionary

  • Exmoor — Geobox|Protected Area name = Exmoor native name = other name = other name1 = category local = National Park of England category iucn = II image size = image caption = View of the Porlock Vale over toward Bossington Hill from Porlock Hill country …   Wikipedia

  • Exmoor — Landschaft im Exmoor Nationalpark Küstenlandschaft am Bristol Channel Der Exmoor Nationalpark ist ein Nationalpark in den englischen Grafschaften …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Exmoor — I. noun Etymology: Exmoor, England Date: 1808 1. any of a breed of horned sheep of Devonshire in England valued especially for mutton 2. any of a breed of hardy ponies native to the Exmoor district that have a brown, bay, or dun coat and a pale… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Exmoor — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Exmoor, un parc national anglais exmoor, une race de poney Catégorie : Homonymie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Exmoor — /eks moor, mawr, mohr/, n. a moorland in SW England, in Somersetshire and Devonshire: the scene of Blackmore s novel, Lorna Doone. * * * ▪ region, England, United Kingdom       high moorland in northwestern Somerset and northern Devon, England,… …   Universalium

  • Exmoor — Sp Èksmūras Ap Exmoor L plyn. Jungtinėje Karalystėje (Anglijoje) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Exmoor — /ˈɛksmɔ/ (say eksmaw) noun a high moorland in south western England, in Somerset and Devon; a national park. Highest point, Dunkery Beacon, 520 m. Also, Exmoor Forest …   Australian English dictionary

  • Exmoor — noun A national park in Devon and Somerset, southern England …   Wiktionary

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