English version

the downs

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe downsthe downsDNSGlow round hills covered with grass, as in the south of England down
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the downsSo I continued south, making my way along the great chalk road which snaked across the Downs to Dover.But Merlins are not infrequently recorded along the Downs and are seen very occasionally further inland.Beneath the downs between Hermitage and Melbury Bubb.But a view from the Downs or from Studland Hill overlooks the indiscretions.Norman Carlisle farms 2,000 acres on the downs.The Kentish turn-wrest plough was used throughout the county but here on the Downs it was slightly heavier.Her own cards sent in reply, picturing the pier or the downs behind the town, were of monumental insignificance.
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