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A tract of land having the characteristics of or used for a meadow.


(Agriculture) a tract of land used as a meadow


(ˈmɛd oʊˌlænd)

land that is used or kept as meadow.
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Across the wasted meadowlands and fields of John Clayton, Lord Greystoke, Tarzan of the Apes looked, as a stranger, upon the moving figures of Basuli and his braves as they prepared their morning meal and made ready to set out upon the expedition which Basuli had planned after discovering the havoc and disaster which had befallen the estate of his dead master.
I've been breaking in the grey colt - no easy business that -directing the ploughing of the last wheat stubble - for the ploughboy has not the sense to direct himself - and carrying out a plan for the extensive and efficient draining of the low meadowlands.
Here I deployed to the right again, and presently entered an inviting stretch of meadowland which was unoccupied save by a couple of deserted huts toward the furthest extremity.
Its waters, in creeping down these miles of meadowland, frequently divided, serpentining in purposeless curves, looping themselves around little islands that had no name, returning and re-embodying themselves as a broad main stream further on.
Mountain, meadowland, and desert passed in lovely panorama; but never a sight of man had the young lieutenant.
He was too low to do anything but land, and that immediately, while he had the more open country accessible, for directly east of him was a vast forest into which a stalled engine could only have plunged him to certain injury and probable death; and so he came down in the meadowland near the winding river and there started to tinker with his motor.
In some respects the tree-dotted meadowland reminded him of a park-like English forest, and that wild beasts and savage men could ever be a part of so quiet a scene seemed the remotest of contingencies.
Once at the bottom, the animal came charging across the meadowland at a rapid run.
The peasants asked him for some meadowland, I think it was, at a cheaper rate, and he refused, and I accused him of being miserly.
Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning, a local business for over 30 years, will be the sole caterer at the Meadowlands, an event space listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Darien, CT.
There went Mandella's plan to send him east for a major race at the Meadowlands.
NEW YORK -- Meadowlands Development, the developers of Meadowlands Xanadu, the ultimate sports, leisure, family entertainment and shopping complex in the United States, has selected Business Technology Partners, Inc.