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glade

 (glād)
n.
1. An open space in a forest.
2. A tract of marshland.

[Middle English, perhaps from glad, bright and shining; see glad1.]

glade

(ɡleɪd)
n
(Forestry) an open place in a forest; clearing
[C16: of uncertain origin; perhaps related to glad1 (in obsolete sense: bright); see gleam]
ˈgladeˌlike adj

glade

(gleɪd)

n.
an open space in a forest.
[1520–30; akin to glad1, in obsolete sense “bright”]
glade′like`, adj.

glade

- Originally referred to a part of water not frozen over, but surrounded by ice, drawing an analogy to the same word for an opening in the woods.
See also related terms for surrounded.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glade - a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded areaglade - a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
Translations

glade

[gleɪd] Nclaro m

glade

[ˈgleɪd] nclairière f

glade

nLichtung f

glade

[gleɪd] nradura
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species also occurs in XLPs and other gladelike habitats (DeSelm, 1993;