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wolds

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BrE BrE//wəʊldz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//woʊldz//
 
[plural]
 
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used in the names of places in Britain for an area of high open land the Yorkshire Wolds Word Origin Old English wald ‘wooded upland’, of Germanic origin; perhaps related to wild. Compare with Weald.

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