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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 ?
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.
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.
I SAY, I say, I say, did you hear the one about the comic and the grassland.
Steve Lowe said: "The unique grassland communities of the Whin Sill and the river shingles of the Tyne are two of Northumberland's most sensitive and scarce habitats, something we have a special responsibility for but which few people know much about.
Surrounding Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota are about one million acres of grassland managed by the U.
Objective: "Knowledge of the evolution of the grassland biome throughout the Earth~s environmental history is important for the reconstruction of links between diversification/extinctions events and climate.
GRASSLAND Societies across North Wales are being invited to submit archive material towards a book marking next year's 50th anniversary of the Federation Welsh Grassland Societies.
The presence of suitable nest sites and foraging habitats in the surrounding landscape are among the main factors that determine habitat use by grassland birds (Soderstrom and Part 2000).
THE Trustees of the British Grassland Society (BGS) have announced the appointment of Elaine Jewkes as director of the society.