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A tract of marshland, usually under water and covered in places with tall grasses or sedges.

[After the Everglades.]


a large area of submerged marshland


(ˈɛv ərˌgleɪd)

a tract of low, swampy land, esp. in S Florida, characterized by tall grass and branching waterways.
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I have no idea of how long we were in that vast everglade, but it must have been for weeks.
The word Everglade means "river of grass," and the Everglades are, in fact, one giant, very slow-moving river.
The Big Cypress Water Conservation Plan will benefit all types of wildlife, including the endangered Everglade snail kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus), wood stork (Mycteria americana), and Florida panther.
After two decades of struggle, in 1947 Douglas was invited to sit behind President Truman as he announced the new Everglades National Park.
On Thursday, December 21, Everglades National Park opened a temporary visitor contact station at its Gulf Coast entrance in Everglades City, just in time for the holiday visitor season.
It's mating season in the Everglades National Park, and the local complement of testosterone-filled males is In full display mode.
Her book on the Florida Everglades was first published 70 years ago in 1947 and advocated for the need to preserve the Everglades.
Fast moving dialog adds to intrigue and mystery of the suspense filled plot in "Double Trouble in the Everglades," the fifth in the "National Park Mystery Series.
Featured panelists are Nathaniel Reed, Vice Chairman and Founding Member of the Everglades Foundation, Eric Eikenberg, CEO of the Everglades Foundation and Dan Burkhardt, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Board Member and Author.
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 hunt is on to help rid the Everglades of a deadly invader, the Burmese python.
Swamplife; people, gators, and mangroves entangled in the Everglades.

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