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[mass noun] A large open area of country covered with grass, especially one used for grazing:‘acres of rough grassland’
turf, greenery, green, sodView synonyms
- ‘It also confirms changes from tillage crop area to grassland or vice versa.’
- ‘Roads will be removed or tunnelled and ploughed fields returned to open grassland.’
- ‘Nearby grasslands provide an open area where the young can forage for insects.’
- ‘They might move from a summer grassland to an area of streams and lakes when the grasslands get too dry.’
- ‘An area of grassland near Lower Pen Pond was designated a protected zone to encourage the skylarks to breed undisturbed.’
- ‘Agricultural lands, rainforests and other wooded areas, grasslands, and sources of fresh water are all at risk.’
- ‘The track eventually emerges from the tree cover to open grassland.’
- ‘Many of the remaining grasslands are located in areas with high natural amenities.’
- ‘However, the plains zebras are the most common and live on the open grasslands and along the edges of deserts in Africa.’
- ‘Soon the landscape alters from timbered hillside to open grassland and wildflowers.’
- ‘Other weed species found include bracken, which is now associated with acidic grassland rather than arable fields.’
- ‘Denser, shrubby ecosystems are also encroaching on grasslands in many areas.’
- ‘Optimal habitat consists of open medium to tall grasslands fringed with an ecotone of woody vegetation.’
- ‘This is an area of open grasslands grazed year round by large concentrations of several ungulate species.’
- ‘The majority of the land was covered in improved grassland and tillage.’
- ‘We were to observe every living organism in our little area of grassland and listen for as many different sounds as we could.’
- ‘In early spring, the grasslands are often covered with the shiny yellow heads of goldfields.’
- ‘The open grassland around Stonehenge in southern England used to be a favorite haunt of the bird.’
- ‘As much or more management is required for grasslands than for cropland, he said.’
- ‘The wide stretches of bamboo and grassland cover the entire northern region.’
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