Definition of bottomland
: low-lying land along a watercourse —often used in plural the fertile bottomlands
Recent Examples of bottomland from the Web
The biggest challenge in the restoration has been replanting the bottomland forest.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'bottomland'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of bottomland
BOTTOMLAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bottomland for English Language Learners
: flat low land along a river or stream
Learn More about bottomland
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up bottomland? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).