from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The land of goats; a mountainous region.


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  • I had sported on the green with the goats of goatland ere ever the stately mansion had been dreamed of; and it was my fate to set up my tabernacle one day in the ruins of a house that even then stood upon the order of its going, -- it did go impulsively down into that "most unkindest cut," the Second Street chasm.

    In the Footprints of the Padres Charles Warren Stoddard 1876


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