Share this entry

grassland Line breaks: grass|land
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɑːsland/

Definition of grassland in English:


[mass noun] (also grasslands)
A large open area of country covered with grass, especially one used for grazing: acres of rough grassland
More example sentences
  • This is an area of open grasslands grazed year round by large concentrations of several ungulate species.
  • Nearby grasslands provide an open area where the young can forage for insects.
  • As much or more management is required for grasslands than for cropland, he said.

Words that rhyme with grassland

farmland • marshland

Definition of grassland in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day fortissimo
Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly