Definition of meadow
: land that is covered or mostly covered with grass wildflowers blooming in the meadow; especially : a tract of moist low-lying usually level grassland
meadowyplay \ˈme-də-wē\ adjective
Recent Examples of meadow from the Web
Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin, the parents of seven children, had gone to milk their cows in a meadow above Chandolin in the Valais canton on August 15, 1942.
Other popular areas in the park, including the sprawling meadow of Cades Cove in Tennessee and a field at the Oconaluftee Visitors Center near Cherokee, will have free educational programs but will close to new visitors when full.
Pikas took advantage of these new refugia and promptly moved down the meadow.
DeBolt recently drove through Stanley and found an array of meadow flowers in bloom, including wyethia (aka mule’s ears), elephant heads, penstemon, cinquefoil, buckwheat and scarlet gilia.
Though rain was pouring, the Sound of Music star continued the sequence, twirling in the meadow and lip syncing the lyrics as massive speakers blasted the song from behind the trees nearby.
An orchard, a meadow and a pond are inside the ring.
The young boy and a group of children were out in a meadow with a herd of cattle on January 12, 1765, when the beast attacked.
If your property is large enough, dedicate an area to a wildflower meadow planting.
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MEADOW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of meadow for English Language Learners
: a usually flat area of land that is covered with tall grass
MEADOW Defined for Kids
Definition of meadow for Students
: usually moist and low grassland
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