Dartmoor: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (därt'moor, -môr, -mōr), [key]
— n.
  1. a rocky plateau in SW England, in Devonshire. ab. 20 mi. (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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