downland
noun Date: before 12th century down VI,1

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  • Downland — Culver Down, Isle of Wight. A downland is an area of open chalk hills. This term is especially used to describe the chalk countryside in southern England. Areas of downland are often referred to as Downs. The word down derives from a medieval… …   Wikipedia

  • downland — /ˈdaʊnlænd/ (say downland) noun hilly pasture; undulating country, especially rolling grasslands …   Australian English dictionary

  • downland — noun An area of rolling downs, often grassy pasture over chalk or limestone …   Wiktionary

  • downland — noun gently rolling hill country …   English new terms dictionary

  • downland — down·land …   English syllables

  • downland — n. = DOWN(3) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weald and Downland Open Air Museum — The museum covers convert|50|acre|ha, with nearly 50 historic buildings dating from the thirteenth to nineteenth centuries, along with gardens, farm animals, walks and a lake.The buildings at the museum were all threatened with destruction. They… …   Wikipedia

  • Weald and Downland Gridshell — Infobox building|right building name=Weald and Downland Gridshell caption=The Gridshell building building type=Museum architectural style= structural system=Gridshell location=London, England completion date=2002 main contractor= architect=Edward …   Wikipedia

  • Weald and Downland Museum — Einige Häuser des Museums Das Weald and Down Museum ist ein Museum für historische Gebäude in Sussex. Das Museum umfasst 50 Gebäude, die ab dem 15. Jahrhundert errichtet wurden. Es ist das Hauptmuseum historischer Gebäude in England – eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • North Downs — Downland Landschaft im Ranscombe Naturschutzgebiet in der Nähe von Cuxton, Kent. Die North Downs sind ein Höhenzug im Südosten Englands, der zur südenglischen Kreideformation gehört. Er zieht sich über 160 km von Hampshire durch Surrey und Kent.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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