dart moor

Dartmoor

[dahrt-moor, -mawr, -mohr]
noun
1.
a rocky plateau in SW England, in Devonshire. About 20 miles (30 km) long.
2.
a prison on this plateau.
3.
one of an English breed of sheep having coarse, long wool.
4.
one of an English breed of pony originating in Devon, noted for sure-footedness and longevity.
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Dartmoor (ˈdɑːtˌmʊə)
 
n
1.  a moorland plateau in SW England, in SW Devon: a national park since 1951. Area: 945 sq km (365 sq miles)
2.  a prison in SW England, on Dartmoor: England's main prison for long-term convicts
3.  a small strong breed of pony, originally from Dartmoor
4.  a hardy coarse-woolled breed of sheep originally from Dartmoor

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