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Language: Old English
Origin: mor

moor

1 noun
     
Related topics: Nature
moor1 [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

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