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 (flăt′lănd′, -lənd)
1. Land that varies little in elevation.
2. flatlands A geographic area composed chiefly of land that varies little in elevation.

flat′land′er n.
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(Physical Geography) an area of land notable for its levelness or flatness
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a region that lacks appreciable topographic relief.
[1725–35, Amer.]
flat′land`er, n.
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References in classic literature ?
IN PARTICULAR This Work Is Dedicated By A Humble Native Of Flatland In the Hope that Even as he was Initiated into the Mysteries OF THREE DIMENSIONS Having been previously conversant With ONLY TWO So the Citizens of that Celestial Region May aspire yet higher and higher To the Secrets of FOUR FIVE or EVEN SIX Dimensions Thereby contributing To the Enlargement of THE IMAGINATION And the possible Development Of that most and excellent GIFT of MODESTY Among the Superior Races Of SOLID HUMANITY
Daisy, it was, who had put her tiny foot down and commanded the removal from the fever flatlands of Colusa to the healthy mountains of Ventura; who had backed the savage old Indian-fighter of a father into a corner and fought the entire family that Vila might marry the man of her choice; who had flown in the face of the family and of community morality and demanded the divorce of Laura from her criminally weak husband; and who on the other hand, had held the branches of the family together when only misunderstanding and weak humanness threatened to drive them apart.
The latest announcement for the discipline-that BMX Freestyle Flatland will be included alongside Park at the UCI Urban Cycling World Championships-is further demonstration of the health and popularity of this incredible sport.
Another easy flatland trail to try out is the padi field loop in Teluk Air Tawar which will take you on a 4.2 kilometre-walk along a dirt path that passes through padi fields and peaceful villages.
Based on the beloved novel of Edwin Abbott titled "Flatlands: A Romance Of Many Dimensions," a world where only two dimensions on which triangles, squares, pentagons and other figures live and move freely in "Flatland: The Movie" which takes on race, gender, class, and political corruption, slated for May 17 and 18.
"Flatland," a collection of short fiction and photography set in Central Illinois, will have its national launch at the After5Live event at the Blue Connection art gallery in Decatur on April 5 from 5-7:30 p.m.
Do we really want a white-breaded Brexited flatland? A country that is losing the will to welcome the world?" Musician Peter Gabriel complaining some musicians were unable to perform at his festival Womad because they could not get UK visas "If you don't know the blues...
Flatland differs from the others in that the terrain used is nothing but a smooth, flat surface (e.g.
The firm's new Escorted Walking Tours programme offers trips ranging from gentle flatland strolls to challenging mountain hikes in exotic destinations such as Vietnam, India, Nepal and Peru.
Moderate snowfall is expected in the flatland areas and strong in the mountainous regions, with 20-30 cm and about 35 cm of snow, respectively.In the regions of Vidin, Montana, Vratsa, Pleven, Lovech, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo and Targovishte, there is also an orange warning for low temperatures.
19 December 2017 - Texas, US-based process controls provider VanZandt Controls, LLC has acquired the machining assets of Texas-based forging tools manufacturer Flatland Forge, Inc., the company said.