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South Downs

a range of low hills, from Hampshire to East Sussex, in S England. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • What is known as the south-downs in Sussex is a range of hills of a general height of seven hundred feet.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • Amongst them are parts of the Berkshire and Wiltshire downs, and some of the south-downs, though these are usually too undulating.

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South Downs

plural noun
a range of low hills in S England, extending from E Hampshire to East Sussex: proposed (since 1999) as a national park
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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