everglade

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noun ev·er·glade \ˈe-vər-ˌglād\

Definition of everglade

  1. :  a swampy grassland especially in southern Florida usually containing saw grass and at least seasonally covered by slowly moving water —usually used in plural

Origin and Etymology of everglade

the Everglades, Florida


First Known Use: 1823


EVERGLADE Defined for Kids

everglade

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noun ev·er·glade \ˈe-vər-ˌglād\

Definition of everglade for Students

  1. :  a swampy grassland


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