adjective Brit. relating to the Weald, a formerly wooded district including parts of Kent, Surrey, and East Sussex.
Geology denoting a series of Lower Cretaceous sedimentary deposits best exemplified in the Weald.
OE, var. of wald (see wold) + -en2.

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  • Wealden — District Lage in East Sussex Status District Region South East England Verw.grafschaft East Sussex …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wealden — Distrito del Reino Unido Ubicación en el condado de Sussex Oriental …   Wikipedia Español

  • Wealden — Weald en, n. (Geol.) The Wealden group or strata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wealden — Weald en (?; 277), a. [AS. weald, wald, a forest, a wood. So called because this formation occurs in the wealds, or woods, of Kent and Sussex. See {Weald}.] (Geol.) Of or pertaining to the lowest division of the Cretaceous formation in England… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wealden —   [ viːldən; nach der englischen Landschaft The Weald] das, (s), Geologie: festländische, limnisch brackige Schichtenfolge der untersten Unterkreide, von Südengland über Nordwestdeutschland bis Polen verbreitet; Sandsteine (mit Kohlenflözen, aus… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wealden — 50° 59′ 56″ N 0° 12′ 43″ E / 50.999, 0.212 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wealden F.C. — Football club infobox clubname = Wealden fullname = Wealden Football Club nickname = The Oaks founded = 1988 ground = The Oaks Uckfield capacity = chairman = Tom Parker manager = Richardson Thomsett league = Sussex County League Division Two… …   Wikipedia

  • Wealden — ▪ district, England, United Kingdom       district, administrative county of East Sussex, historic county of Sussex, England. The district takes its name from that of the Weald (Weald, The), a region of forested ridges that lies between the chalk …   Universalium

  • Wealden — GeographyWealden District covers two main upland areas: the section of the High Weald within East Sussex; and the eastern end of the South Downs, between which lies the Vale of Sussex. The River Ouse, some of the tributaries of which originate in …   Wikipedia

  • Wealden — adjective Of, from or relating to The Weald …   Wiktionary

  • Wealden — Weal|den 〈[wi:l ] n.; Gen.: s; Pl.: unz.; Geol.〉 limnisch terrestrische Ablagerung mit Kohlenflözen in der Unteren Kreide [Etym.: nach Weald, einer Landschaft in Südostengland] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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