Broads


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Broads

 (brôdz)
A low-lying region of eastern England with wide, shallow lakes interconnected by rivers and small streams. The Broads is a wildlife sanctuary and recreational center.

Broads

(brɔːdz)
pl n
1. (Placename) a group of shallow navigable lakes, connected by a network of rivers, in E England, in Norfolk and Suffolk
2. (Placename) the region around these lakes: a tourist centre; several bird sanctuaries

Broads

(brɔdz)

n.pl.
The, a low-lying region in E England, in Norfolk and Suffolk: bogs and marshy lakes.
References in classic literature ?
We are now in the Broad Walk, and it is as much bigger than the other walks as your father is bigger than you.
Directly facing the place where Jim had stopped was an arched opening leading to a broad stairway.
Almost upon the western wave Rested the broad bright Sun; When that strange shape drove suddenly Betwixt us and the Sun.
When he was very much interested he often spoke quite broad Yorkshire though at other times he tried to modify his dialect so that Mary could better understand.
It was a broad road, but not straight, for it wandered over hill and dale and picked out the easiest places to go.
There was not one who did not sink upon his knees in heartfelt prayer when they saw the broad valley of Utah bathed in the sunlight beneath them, and learned from the lips of their leader that this was the promised land, and that these virgin acres were to be theirs for evermore.
When yester-eve the moon arose, then did I fancy it about to bear a sun: so broad and teeming did it lie on the horizon.
Ogg's, which shows its aged, fluted red roofs and the broad gables of its wharves between the low wooded hill and the river-brink, tingeing the water with a soft purple hue under the transient glance of this February sun.