Definition of water meadow in English:

water meadow

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noun

A meadow that is periodically flooded by a stream or river.
More example sentences
  • Much of the water meadow has now become a lake, flooded after the extraction of gravel.
  • It was pinpointed in a narrow water meadow next to fields in the Tas River Valley.
  • Members of the Kennet Valley Arts Trust, who have spent six years promoting the theatre plans, said the town council had already agreed to minor changes in the water meadow when outline planning permission was agreed in December 2000.

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