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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An upland region of southwest England noted for its bare granite tors. There are remains of numerous Bronze Age settlements.

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  • proper noun A national park in Devon, southern England.

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Examples

  • Butterdon Linea - after the stone circle and stone row on Butterdon Hill in Dartmoor

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  • In south west England Wimbleball and Burrator reservoirs in Dartmoor are at 100 per cent of their capacity, creating a dramatic waterfall effect as excess water flows over a weir in a storage area.

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  • The special color Radiance had created for her was called Dartmoor Mauve.

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  • The latter bought Appledore Castle and resided there, whilst his nephew became No. 97 in Dartmoor Prison.

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  • When the authorities wish to transfer warders, it is usual for them to call for volunteers, of whom they find a sufficient number anxious for a change, unless the transfer is to an unpopular station, such as Dartmoor, which is among the bogs, and a lonely, bleak place.

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  • Not from where I live is a great big prison called Dartmoor, and a friend of mine is a witch and a prison chaplain who ministers to all the Wiccans doing time.

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  • The main goal of the DPHT is to preserve the traditional type of single colour Dartmoor pony, known as the Dartmoor Heritage pony, the foundation stock for all Dartmoors worldwide.

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  • Devon's many Fido-friendly beaches, and areas of open countryside such as Dartmoor, helped the county take the lead among dog owners believes Park Holidays UK director Tony Clish, and this year, he says, Devon could welcome even more dogs at leisure as the company is presently running 15 percent ahead of last March's booking figures:

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  • Devon's many Fido-friendly beaches, and areas of open countryside such as Dartmoor, helped the county take the lead among dog owners believes Park Holidays UK director Tony Clish, and this year, he says, Devon could welcome even more dogs at leisure as the company is presently running 15 percent ahead of last March's booking figures:

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  • David GilesWest Wratting, Cambridgeshire• Dartmoor, 10.30am, 29 April: four cuckoos heard Letters, 28 April, cyclists everywhere, walkers and runners galore, two groups of Ten Tors trainees, one man from Luxembourg, several Guardian readers and not a union flag in sight.

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