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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 ?
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.
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.
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.
Pablo said the Saturday fire 'was not a bush fire so the impact is not that big and grasslands are usually burned [so these could] regenerate.
Forest Service (USFS) has signed a new ten-year agreement for the Dakota Prairie Grasslands Demonstration Project.
Tallgrass Energy Partners LP, through its subsidiaries Tallgrass Terminals LLC and Tallgrass Pony Express Pipeline LLC, have agreed with Saddle Butte Pipeline to develop the Tallgrass Grasslands Terminal.
Grasslands of the greater Chicago region are contributing significantly to the recovery of threatened bird populations while annually providing millions of dollars in flood control and carbon sequestration, states a study released by the National Audubon Society, New York.
Prairie Dog Song is a gorgeous book that blends information about grasslands with music and stunning collage illustrations.
Now, Steffen and his fellow comedians are staginga 'Giggles for Grasslands' evening at The Stand Comedy Club in Newcastle tonight, and all money raised will be spent on conserving the region's in decline grasslands.
All money raised will be spent on conserving the region's rare grasslands which are in decline.