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Cotswolds   Listen

A range of low hills in southwestern England.  Synonym: Cotswold Hills.

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"Cotswolds" Quotes from Famous Books

... overlooking great undulating plains. This is not true of any other one country of Europe, but it is true of England, and a man who professes to consider, to understand, to criticize, to defend, and to love this country, must know the Pennines, the Cotswolds, the North and the South Downs, the Chilterns, the Mendips, and the Malverns; he must know Delamere Forest, and he must know the Hill of Beeston, from which all Cheshire may be perceived. If he knows these heights and has long considered the prospects ...
— First and Last • H. Belloc

... Redding, where the winters are cold and the summers have rain and green grass, and where long-wooled sheep will do well, the merino is the sheep for this State; and "the finer the better," say the best sheep men. Near Red Bluff I saw some fine Cotswolds, and in the coast valleys north of San Francisco these and Leicesters, I am told, ...
— Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands • Charles Nordhoff

Words linked to "Cotswolds" :   England, hill

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