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moor

noun [C]
 
 
/mɔːr/
an open area in the countryside that is covered with rough grass and bushes: [usually plural] the Yorkshire MoorsDeserts, prairies and wildernesses
Translations of “moor”
in Korean 황야…
in Arabic أرض بور…
in French lande…
in Turkish fundalık, fundalık arazi, çalılık…
in Italian brughiera…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高沼, 荒野, 曠野…
in Russian местность, поросшая вереском…
in Polish wrzosowisko…
in Spanish páramo…
in Portuguese urzal, charneca…
in German das Ödland…
in Catalan erm…
in Japanese 荒れ地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高沼, 荒野, 旷野…
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