Definition of grassland
1 : farmland occupied chiefly by forage plants and especially grasses
2a : land on which the natural dominant plant forms are grasses and forbsb : an ecological community in which the characteristic plants are grasses
Examples of grassland in a Sentence
stunning pictures of the giraffes and zebras roaming the grasslands of Africa
Recent Examples of grassland from the Web
The Snake River Wildland fire ignited Saturday in grassland east of Pomeroy in eastern Washington.
The Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve is home to mixed conifer, oak and cedar forest, native grassland and seasonal ponds.
The DNR has advocated continued efforts to control mallard harvest (one hen daily bag limit, for example) and support for grassland nesting habitat conservation are important to the future of Wisconsin's local mallard population.
The 25-minute lift from Tung Chung to the Ngong Ping Plateau on Lantau Island offers views of the South China Sea, rolling grassland slopes, mountainous terrain, the busy city and the massive Tian Tan Buddha statue.
In March, Premier Li Keqiang promised the government would restore 800,000 hectares of marginal farmland into forest and grassland, an area larger than Delaware.
The thick reeds and vital wetlands around its basin provided vast freshwater reserves, breeding grounds for fish, fertile soil for agriculture, and grasslands where farmers grazed their animals.
Every hotel in Madras is booked, some residents are renting their homes for $3,000 a night, and campers are expected to flood the national forests and grasslands during peak wildfire season.
Their first rides took place on the LBJ grasslands near Decatur in Wise County, about an hour west of Fort Worth.
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First Known Use of grassland
GRASSLAND Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of grassland for Students
: land covered with herbs (as grass and clover) rather than shrubs and trees
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