English version

moor in Nature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmoormoor1 /mʊə $ mʊr/ noun [countable usually plural] 🔊 🔊 especially British EnglishDN a wild open area of high land, covered with rough grass or low bushes and heather, that is not farmed because the soil is not good enough 🔊 They went grouse shooting up on the moors. 🔊 the Yorkshire moors
Examples from the Corpus
moor• I can not tell you why, but please do what I ask you, and never come near the moor again.• The cottage, with its lichen-covered roof, looked as though it had grown out of the moor.• These tough animals, who live on the moors year round, were once used extensively in the coal mines.• I put on my coat and went for a long walk on the moor.• One night he was over the moors around North Stainmore and had to return home at dead of night.• The road fizzled out at a gate plastered with fire hazard warnings, leading on to the moor itself.• He was holding a light in his hand and looking out on to the moor.