grassland

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noun grass·land \-ˌland\

Definition of grassland

  1. 1 :  farmland occupied chiefly by forage plants and especially grasses

  2. 2 a :  land on which the natural dominant plant forms are grasses and forbs b :  an ecological community in which the characteristic plants are grasses

Examples of grassland in a sentence

  1. <stunning pictures of the giraffes and zebras roaming the grasslands of Africa>

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First Known Use of grassland

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GRASSLAND Defined for English Language Learners

grassland

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noun grass·land \-ˌland\

Definition of grassland for English Language Learners

  • : land covered with grasses and other soft plants but not with bushes and trees


GRASSLAND Defined for Kids

grassland

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noun grass·land \ˈgras-ˌland\

Definition of grassland for Students

  1. :  land covered with herbs (as grass and clover) rather than shrubs and trees



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