Heath

  • 1 Heath — can mean: * Heath (habitat), a landscape characterised by open, low growing woody vegetation. * Any of several related genera of flowering plants in the Heath habitat ** Erica (the genus most widely so known as heath) ** Calluna , genus growing… …

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  • 2 Heath — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Heath (Alabama) Heath (Indiana) Heath (Kentucky) Heath (Massachusetts) Heath (Montana) Heath (Ohio) Heath (Pennsylvania) Heath (Tennessee) Heath (Texas) Heath Grove (New York) Heath Manor… …

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  • 3 Heath — (h[=e]th), n. [OE. heth waste land, the plant heath, AS. h[=ae][eth]; akin to D. & G. heide, Icel. hei[eth]r waste land, Dan. hede, Sw. hed, Goth. hai[thorn]i field, L. bucetum a cow pasture; cf. W. coed a wood, Skr. ksh[=e]tra field. [root]20.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 HEATH (E.) — HEATH EDWARD (1916 ) Né à Broadstairs (Kent), Edward Heath sera le premier leader d’origine ouvrière du Parti conservateur. Après des études à Balliol College, Oxford, il participe à la Seconde Guerre mondiale, combattant en Europe en 1944 et en… …

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  • 5 Heath — Heath, AL U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 249 Housing Units (2000): 138 Land area (2000): 0.910125 sq. miles (2.357213 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.002215 sq. miles (0.005737 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.912340 sq. miles (2.362950 sq. km) …

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  • 6 heath — heath; heath·ered; heath·ery; heath·land; heath·less; heath·er; …

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  • 7 heath|y — «HEE thee», adjective, heath|i|er, heath|i|est. 1. of or having to do with a heath. 2. like a heath. 3. covered with or full of heath: »They walke …

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  • 8 heath — [hēth] n. [ME hethe < OE hæth, akin to Ger heide, wasteland, heath < IE base * kaito , forested or uncultivated land > Welsh coed, forest] 1. a tract of open wasteland, esp. in the British Isles, covered with heather, low shrubs, etc.;… …

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  • 9 heath|er — «HEHTH uhr», noun. 1. a low evergreen shrub with stalks of small, purple or pink, bell shaped flowers, covering many heaths of Scotland and northern England; ling; heath. Heather belongs to the heath family. 2. any one of various heaths common in …

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  • 10 Heath —   [hiːθ],    1) Edward Richard George, britischer Politiker, * Broadstairs (County Kent) 9. 7. 1916; Bankangestellter, 1959/60 Arbeitsminister und 1960 63 Lordsiegelbewahrer. 1961 63 führte er die Verhandlungen mit der EWG über den Beitritt… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Heath, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 249 Housing Units (2000): 138 Land area (2000): 0.910125 sq. miles (2.357213 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.002215 sq. miles (0.005737 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.912340 sq. miles (2.362950 sq. km) FIPS code …

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  • 12 Heath, OH — U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 8527 Housing Units (2000): 3593 Land area (2000): 10.441593 sq. miles (27.043601 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006585 sq. miles (0.017054 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.448178 sq. miles (27.060655 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 13 Heath, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 4149 Housing Units (2000): 1462 Land area (2000): 6.863948 sq. miles (17.777543 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.043722 sq. miles (0.113239 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.907670 sq. miles (17.890782 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 14 heath — O.E. hæð untilled land, tract of wasteland, earlier heather, influenced by O.N. heiðr field, from P.Gmc. *haithiz (Cf. O.S. hetha, O.H.G. heida heather, Du. heide heath, Goth. haiþi field ), from PIE *kaito fore …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 Heath — (spr. Hihd), Charles, geb. um 1790, Kupferstecher in London, gründete 1834 das berühmte Annual u. st. 1849 in London. Er gab die Kupferwerke: Shakespeare gallery, Portfolio ofengravings, Drawing Room portfolio, Ecce homo, The Infant Herkules von… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Heath — Heath, Edward …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 17 heath — [hi:θ] n [: Old English; Origin: hAth] an area of open land where grass, bushes, and other small plants grow, especially in Britain …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 Heath — Heath, Sir Edward (1916 ) a British politician in the Conservative Party, who was Prime Minister from 1970 to 1974. He disagreed with Margaret Thatcher, who followed him as Conservative leader, and supported the European Union and the idea of a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 heath — [ hiθ ] noun count a wide area of wild land where only rough grass and bushes grow …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 heath — ► NOUN 1) chiefly Brit. an area of open uncultivated land, typically on sandy soil and covered with heather, gorse, and coarse grasses. 2) a dwarf shrub with small leathery leaves and small pink or purple bell shaped flowers, characteristic of… …

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