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Ev·er·glades

 (ĕv′ər-glādz′)
A subtropical wetland area of southern Florida including Everglades National Park. It is noted for its wildlife, especially crocodiles, alligators, and egrets.

Everglades

(ˈɛvəˌɡleɪdz)
pl n
(Placename) the Everglades a subtropical marshy region of Florida, south of Lake Okeechobee: contains the Everglades National Park established to preserve the flora and fauna of the swamps. Area: over 13 000 sq km (5000 sq miles)

Ev•er•glades

(ˈɛv ərˌgleɪdz)

n.pl.
a partly forested marshland in S Florida, mostly S of Lake Okeechobee. Over 5000 sq. mi. (12,950 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Everglades - a large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlifeEverglades - a large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlife
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Translations
Everglades

Everglades

[ˈevəgleɪdz] NPL the Everglades (US) → los Everglades región pantanosa subtropical de Florida, al sur del Lago Okeechobee

Everglades

n the Evergladesdie Everglades
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