Definition of meadowland in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmɛdəʊland


[mass noun] (also meadowlands)
Land used for the cultivation of grass for hay: a large village in open meadowland the funds will help conserve endangered meadowlands
More example sentences
  • Each heir must get an equal share of land of each quality: meadowlands, pastureland, woodland, etc.
  • I will ask you politely - return me to my men in the meadowlands and return these royal ladies to their proper place and I shall consider the obligation fulfilled.
  • She stared affectionately across the meadowlands that surrounded her as a light warm breeze ran teasing fingers through her hair, knowing exactly where she was.

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