Definition of bottomland in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒtəmland/


[mass noun] North American
Low-lying land, typically by a river: [count noun]: on a fine bottomland
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  • Few people seem to enjoy watching other people catch fish as much as this native of Panola County and its rich Sabine River bottomland.
  • About a day's walk upstream from the confluence of the Shields and Yellowstone rivers, a sandstone bluff looms above the willow bottomland.
  • In these treatments, habitats listed for this grass include marshes, bottomland forests, river banks, exposed bars and shores, and open ruderal areas.
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