Cheviots

noun
a range of hills on the border between England and Scotland
Syn: ↑Cheviot Hills
Instance Hypernyms: ↑hill
Part Holonyms: ↑England, ↑Scotland

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  • Cheviots — (spr. tschiwjöts, Cheviot Hills), ein Gebirgszug, der die Grenze zwischen England und Schottland bildet und bis 867 m Höhe erreicht. Den Kern des Gebirges bildet Porphyr (s. Tafel »Geologische Formationen II«, Fig. 4). Die höchsten Erhebungen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cheviots — (also the Cheviot Hills) a range of hills that forms part of the border between England and Scotland. Cheviot sheep, which were originally bred there, are famous for the quality of their wool. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cheviots — /ˈtʃɛviəts/ (say cheveeuhts) plural noun a range of hills on the boundary between England and Scotland; part of the range forms the Border National Park. Highest point, the Cheviot, 817 m. Also, Cheviot Hills …   Australian English dictionary

  • (the) Cheviots — the Cheviots [the Cheviots] (also the Cheviot Hills) a range of hills that forms part of the border between England and Scotland. Cheviot sheep, which were originally bred there, are famous for the quality of their wool …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cheviot sheep — ➡ Cheviots * * * …   Universalium

  • Cheviot Hills — For the neighborhood of Los Angeles, see Cheviot Hills, Los Angeles. Coordinates: 55°28′41″N 2°09′07″W / 55.478°N 2.152°W / …   Wikipedia

  • cheviot — ● cheviot nom masculin (de Cheviot, nom propre) Race de moutons anglais, donnant une laine abondante et fine. ● cheviot nom masculin ou cheviotte nom féminin (de cheviot 1) Laine de mouton cheviot ; étoffe légère, souple et douce au toucher,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Morebattle and Mow —    MOREBATTLE and MOW, a parish in the district of Kelso, county of Roxburgh; containing 1051 inhabitants, of whom 365 are in the village, 7½ miles (S. S. E.) from Kelso. The name of Morebattle is supposed to have been derived from the Saxon… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Cheviot Hills — noun a range of hills on the border between England and Scotland • Syn: ↑Cheviots • Instance Hypernyms: ↑hill • Part Holonyms: ↑England, ↑Scotland * * * the Cheviots …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of Flodden Field — Infobox Military Conflict caption=Also called the Battle of Branxton partof=the War of the League of Cambrai conflict=Battle of Flodden Field date=September 9, 1513 place=Near Branxton in Northumberland, England result=Decisive English victory… …   Wikipedia

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