weald

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Weald

[weeld]
noun
a region in SE England, in Kent, Surrey, and Essex counties: once a forest area; now an agricultural region.
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weald (wiːld)
 
n
archaic (Brit) open or forested country
 
[Old English; related to Old Saxon, Old High German wald, Old Norse vollr, probably related to wild]

Weald (wiːld)
 
n
the Weald a region of SE England, in Kent, Surrey, and East and West Sussex between the North Downs and the South Downs: formerly forested

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weald
O.E. (W.Saxon) weald "forest, woodland," specifically the forest between the North and South Downs in Sussex, Kent, and Surrey; a W.Saxon variant of Anglian wald (see wold).
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