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[mass noun] Land with no hills, valleys, or mountains:‘the flatlands of Lincolnshire’[count noun] ‘a sandy flatland dotted with marshes’
- ‘Then you go further south and the huge mountains turns into rolling hills and the rolling hills turn into flatlands.’
- ‘The fertile valley, surrounded by desert mountains, ends in flatlands and on to the sea.’
- ‘After exploring gentle mountain slopes, taiga flatland and highland barrens, we suddenly reached the plateau's edge.’
- ‘Since Hollenstein had grown up on a small farm in the flatlands of the Rhine River Valley, she had had nothing to prepare her physically for grueling mountain warfare except the work-regime of farm labor.’
- ‘I made my way back to the valley flatlands of the Rhone.’
- ‘And, in a stretch of flatland in nearby hills, are more vivid totems of the Tiger God with the supreme Sun God, the Cattle God and the Land God.’
- ‘That's all you need in these flatlands and the all-round views are super.’
- ‘Flying region is a mixture of flatlands and low hills - much safer than any alpine region.’
- ‘Frank and Ronald were born 30 years ago to working-class Catholic parents in the wet flatlands north of Amsterdam.’
- ‘At first quick glance, the image appears to present a pretty nondescript, rusty-colored flatland dotted with rocks.’
- ‘A few more days later still it will be time to leave these hills for the flatlands my family calls home.’
- ‘We are all very happy to be out of the hot, dry, dusty flatlands and in the cool, moist hills and mountains with fields that actually have grass in them.’
- ‘Dry-rice agriculture is also practiced in the hilly areas between the flatlands.’
- ‘Start in the flatlands of the Silicon Valley, where the hopes of software engineers and venture capitalists are slowly coming back to life after five lean years.’
- ‘The pampas are vast flatlands of cattle and horse farms.’
- ‘Up well away from the river now in the heart of the flatland, insects are hitting the windshield.’
- ‘Anyway, the views from the top are terrific, one way down and out of the valley, over the flatlands to the North York Moors.’
- ‘It subsumes mountain ranges, valleys and flatlands at an elevation range of more than 6,000 feet.’
- ‘There's nothing but flatland and trees for miles!’
- ‘The views out west over the flatlands are terrific.’
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