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grass·land

 (grăs′lănd′)
n.
An area, such as a prairie or meadow, of grass or grasslike vegetation.

grassland

(ˈɡrɑːsˌlænd)
n
1. (Physical Geography) land, such as a prairie, on which grass predominates
2. (Agriculture) land reserved for natural grass pasture

grass•land

(ˈgræsˌlænd, ˈgrɑs-)

n.
1. an area, as a prairie, in which the natural vegetation consists largely of perennial grasses.
2. land with grass growing on it, esp. farmland.
[1675–85, Amer.]

grass·land

(grăs′lănd′)
An area, such as a prairie or steppe, of grass or grass-like vegetation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grassland - land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant lifegrassland - land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life
biome - a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate
bent - an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges
hayfield, meadow - a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
grazing land, ley, pasture, pastureland, lea - a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
prairie - a treeless grassy plain
savanna, savannah - a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
veld, veldt - elevated open grassland in southern Africa

grassland

noun grass, meadow, grazing, lea (poetic), grazing land, pasturage, shieling (Scot.) areas of open grassland
Translations
أرْض مُعْشَوْشِبَه
lučinypastviny
græsmark
travnjak
füves terület
graslendi, haglendi
lúčiny

grassland

[ˈgrɑːslænd] Npradera f, pampa f (LAm)

grassland

[ˈgrɑːslænd] nprairie fgrass roots
npl
the grass roots [movement, party] → la base
modif [support, level] → de la basegrass snake ncouleuvre f

grassland

[ˈgrɑːsˌlænd] nprateria

grass

(graːs) noun
1. the green plant which covers fields, garden lawns etc.
2. any species of grass, including also corn and bamboo. He studies grasses.
3. (slang) marijuana.
ˈgrassy adjective
a grassy bank/slope.
ˈgrasshopper noun
a type of insect which jumps and which makes a noise by rubbing its wings.
ˈgrassland noun
land covered with grass, used as pasture for animals.
References in classic literature ?
In the old days, he said, they had crossed the grasslands and attacked the salt-water natives; but since the coming of the white men to the coast they had remained in their interior fastnesses, and no salt-water native had ever seen them again.
Next came the grasslands deal on Guadalcanar--twenty thousand acres, on a governmental nine hundred and ninety-nine years' lease at a nominal sum.
When Levin took over the management of the estate, he thought on examining the grasslands that they were worth more, and he fixed the price at twenty-five roubles the three acres.
Yes, always first both on the grassland and here," answered Rostov, stroking his heated Donets horse.
We sat on a little strip of emerald grassland and before us was a sloping meadow all white with daisies.
Through the Wind Spirit Project, renewable energy from multiple geographic areas will combine with energy storage technologies and smart grid components to create a more consistent renewable energy supply, according to Grasslands.
In his new book The Carbon Fields, Mr Harvey argues that grazing animals can help fight climate change by enabling grasslands to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and lock it up safely in the soil.
In recent years, many grasslands and savannas around the world have experienced an increase in woody plant cover at the expense of herbaceous cover and production (Van Auken, 2000; S.
And Teessiders are being asked to cast their minds back to childhood, or keep their eyes peeled next time they're out for a stroll, to help find the rapidly-vanishing grasslands.
In some of the attacks the fences were pulled back, which could have allowed cattle which roam the grasslands to wander on to the road.
As part of its ongoing conservation and preservation efforts, Federal Premium presented Ducks Unlimited (DU) with a check from the Ultra-Shok Grasslands for Tomorrow royalty program.
The 'Explore The' series of Fact Finders guides provides excellent and very simple surveys of different environments: Linda Talgiaferro's TROPICAL RAIN FOREST (0736864075) pairs close-up photos of plants and animals with studies of tropical rainforest facts, her TUNDRA (0736864083) covers the plants and animals of the tundra through a working scientist's study of the biome, her DECIDUOUS FOREST (0736864032) covers forest plants and animals, Kay Jackson's GRASSLANDS (0736864059) invites kids to look at the grasslands and its animals and plants; OCEAN (0736864067) tells of shallow and deep water ocean life, and her DESERT (0736864040) tells of desert animals, plants and peoples.