- two parallel ranges of low, grassy hills (North Downs & South Downs) in SE England
Origin of Downsfrom down
- naturally protected anchorage in the Strait of Dover, England
Origin of Downsbecause adjacent to the end of the North Downs on the coast
- plural form of down
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of down
- (Sussex) the South Downs.
- Let's just go for a walk on the Downs.