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A tract of marshland, usually under water and covered in places with tall grasses or sedges.

[After the Everglades.]


a large area of submerged marshland


(ˈɛv ərˌgleɪd)

a tract of low, swampy land, esp. in S Florida, characterized by tall grass and branching waterways.
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I have no idea of how long we were in that vast everglade, but it must have been for weeks.
The Big Cypress Water Conservation Plan will benefit all types of wildlife, including the endangered Everglade snail kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus), wood stork (Mycteria americana), and Florida panther.
July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is celebrating its first-year anniversary operating its new Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) adjacent to Port Everglades with a 26 percent increase in volume, according to James R.
Featured panelists are Nathaniel Reed, Vice Chairman and Founding Member of the Everglades Foundation, Eric Eikenberg, CEO of the Everglades Foundation and Dan Burkhardt, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Board Member and Author.
America National Parks series of DVDs, Florida Everglades & Biscayne is a breathtaking documentary of Everglades National Park (the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States) and Biscayne National Park (a rare haven of aquamarine waters, islands, and coral reefs).
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today applauded Florida Governor Rick Scott s announcement that the State of Florida will support the next phase of bridge construction on the Tamiami Trail in the Everglades.
The hunt is on to help rid the Everglades of a deadly invader, the Burmese python.
Swamplife; people, gators, and mangroves entangled in the Everglades.
The Everglades handbook; understanding the ecosystem; 3d ed.
The Everglades have an amazing diversity of animal and plant life you just don't find anywhere else," says Kirk Fordham of the Everglades Foundation.
MWI will supply pumps by December 2010 for the district's Everglades Restoration Project.

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