Everglades


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Ev·er·glades

 (ĕv′ər-glādz′)
A subtropical wetland area of southern Florida including Everglades National Park. It is noted for its wildlife, especially crocodiles, alligators, and egrets.

Everglades

(ˈɛvəˌɡleɪdz)
pl n
(Placename) the Everglades a subtropical marshy region of Florida, south of Lake Okeechobee: contains the Everglades National Park established to preserve the flora and fauna of the swamps. Area: over 13 000 sq km (5000 sq miles)

Ev•er•glades

(ˈɛv ərˌgleɪdz)

n.pl.
a partly forested marshland in S Florida, mostly S of Lake Okeechobee. Over 5000 sq. mi. (12,950 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Everglades - a large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlifeEverglades - a large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlife
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Translations
Everglades

Everglades

[ˈevəgleɪdz] NPL the Everglades (US) → los Everglades región pantanosa subtropical de Florida, al sur del Lago Okeechobee

Everglades

n the Evergladesdie Everglades
References in classic literature ?
I have no idea of how long we were in that vast everglade, but it must have been for weeks.
Located just inside the Everglades National Park boundary, Millers World manages rental cabins, operates a general store, a liquor store, and rents boats, kayaks, and canoes.
Tree islands are a prominent feature of the Florida Everglades landscape.
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).
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) recently awarded CH2M HILL a contract to provide professional engineering services as part of an $880 million plan to restore the Everglades. Under this contract, CH2M HILL will work in tandem with SFWMD to help enhance the natural region of tropical wetlands in Florida.
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.
USDA plans to spend $100 million to acquire permanent easements from landowners in four Florida counties as a first step in helping to restore wetlands on nearly 24,000 acres of agricultural land in the northern Everglades watershed.
ENDANGERED: THE EVERGLADES AND MADAGASCAR'S FORESTS
The Everglades handbook; understanding the ecosystem; 3d ed.
The Sunrise City Commission will take up the issue of whether to allow an 11-story, 350-room hotel on the edge of the Everglades today.
The area, known as the Everglades, is home to 900 kinds of fish and crustaceans, 830 different types of plants, and 250 bird species.

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