1An area of something, typically land or sea, presenting a wide continuous surface: the green expanse of the forest
More example sentences
- Here we washed our feet before entering the wide expanse of virgin forest.
- We travelled by jeep and by foot through the wide expanses of paddy fields where women worked all day in the blistering sunshine with babies tied to their backs.
- The back roads are very much quieter than those I normally drive over, with much to see, and wide expanses of landscape to admire.