Weald meaning

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A woodland.
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An area of open rolling upland.
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A wooded area; forest.
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Wild open country.
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A wood or forest; a wooded land or region; also, an open country; often used in place names.
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(UK) The physiographic area in south-east England situated between the parallel chalk escarpments of the North and the South Downs.
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The Weald
  • region in SE England, south of London, between the North & South Downs: formerly heavily forested
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The Weald

Origin of weald

  • From Weald a once-forested area in southeast England from Old English wald, weald forest

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English weald, from Proto-Germanic *walþuz. Compare German Wald, Dutch woud. See also wold, ultimately of the same origin.

    From Wiktionary

  • From weald

    From Wiktionary