One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Land used for the cultivation of grass for hay.
grassland, flatland, lowland, pasture, open country, prairie, savannah, steppeView synonyms
- ‘On a clear day, any Faerie farmer tending his crops on the meadowlands below the foothills could see the numerous isolated cottages, villas, and little castles where these adepts lived.’
- ‘They set off at an easy canter out across the meadowlands.’
- ‘After a simple, single whistle from Arvid, they set off at a hearty gallop southeast across the great meadowlands.’
- ‘These barriers halted the early flood of Anglo-Saxon invaders to fertile meadowlands and ancient woodlands.’
- ‘Horses run free across the meadowlands and the lion will sleep with the lamb.’
- ‘Each heir must get an equal share of land of each quality: meadowlands, pastureland, woodland, etc.’
- ‘Scattered over the meadowland are three small pavilions, made, like the museum, with rusted steel plates over steel frames.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘We walked through the stream and out across the meadowlands beyond.’
- ‘So various devices have been evolved for dealing with the overflows, a favourite of which has been to build lodgings on meadowland owned by the colleges next to the Cam.’
- ‘Trimble stops - abruptly - and contemplates the peaceful meadowlands by the River Bann lying below him, with their placid herds of grazing cattle.’
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