Wolds, The
geographical name chalk hills NE England stretching from North Yorkshire to N Lincolnshire

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • (the) Wolds — the Wolds [the Wolds] noun [pl] two ranges of hills in north east England. The range to the north of the River ↑Humber used to be called the Yorkshire Wolds, and is now simply called the Wolds. The range to the south of the Humber is known as the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wolds — (wōldz) A range of chalk hills in northeast England along both banks of the Humber River. * * * n [pl] two ranges of hills in north east England. The range to the north of the River Humber used to be called the Yorkshire Wolds, and is now simply… …   Universalium

  • Wolds Top — The National Air Traffic Control Radar Installation(Claxby) Elevation 168 m (551 ft) …   Wikipedia

  • wolds — UK [wəʊldz] US [woʊldz] noun [plural] british a high area in the countryside with many small hills and few trees the Lincolnshire Wolds Thesaurus: mountains, hills and cliffshyponym parts and features of mountains, hills and cliffsmeronym * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Wolds — Wolds en Yorkshire, Inglaterra. The Wolds es un término utilizado en Inglaterra para describir una serie de colinas de baja elevación y abruptos valles que consisten de terreno abierto que se extiende sobre una base de caliza o tiza que se… …   Wikipedia Español

  • The Wolds — is a term used in England to describe a range of hills which consists of open country overlying a base of limestone or chalk. There are at least two such areas, both remnants of a much larger chalk system. They are geologically a single range but …   Wikipedia

  • The Wolds —   [ȓə wɔʊldz] Plural, Kreidekalkschichtstufen in Ostengland. Nördlich des Humber liegen die York Wolds (Yorkshire Wolds), bis 246 m über M., südlich des Humber die Lincoln Wolds, bis 167 m über M. In den durch zahlreiche Trockentäler gegliederten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • wolds — [wəuldz US wouldz] n [plural] BrE a word for an area of hilly countryside, especially used in the names of places ▪ the Lincolnshire Wolds …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • The Fens — The Fens, also known as the Fenland, is a geographic area in eastern England, in the United Kingdom. The Fenland primarily lies around the coast of the Wash; it reaches into two Government regions (East Anglia and the East Midlands), four modern… …   Wikipedia

  • Wolds de Yorkshire — Los Wolds de Yorkshire son una serie de colinas de baja altura en los condados de East Riding of Yorkshire y North Yorkshire en el noreste de Inglaterra. También se denomina así al distrito en el cual se encuentran las colinas. Sobre el costado… …   Wikipedia Español

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