Definition of blanket bog in English:

blanket bog


mass noun
  • An extensive flat peat bog formed in cool regions of high rainfall or humidity.

    • ‘When you leave Ballycastle, the scenery changes rather abruptly from green fields to blanket bog.’
    • ‘This is an area of open blanket bog which has been modified by extensive peat extraction.’
    • ‘On the north coast, we have miles of blanket bog that suddenly drop down into the churning and heaving of the Atlantic ocean.’
    • ‘He continued, ‘The site of the proposed development hosts an extensive priority habitat of blanket bog and dry heath.’’
    • ‘They require a mosaic of heath, blanket bog and wetland, with rough grazing, shrubs and trees for cover.’