mead·​ow·​land ˈme-dō-ˌland How to pronounce meadowland (audio)
: land that is or is used for meadow

Examples of meadowland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The division planned to create 21 acres of meadowland in Glassboro to support the American woodcock and the planting of flowers to attract pollinators. Daniel Wu, Washington Post, 18 Apr. 2023 Today, the Anacostia field is a largely overgrown meadowland and only has one very small sign marking that the Bonus Army was ever there. Shannon Bow O'Brien, The Conversation, 10 Nov. 2022 Encompassing 76 hectares, or 188 acres, more than half the property is meadowland that can be leased out and a quarter is woodland. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 23 Oct. 2021 Set in meadowland near Rondo, the 200-hectare (nearly 500-acre) Wine and Country Club development contains 30 estate homes. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 30 Sep. 2021 So named because the land was at one point a working ranch, the neighborhood encompasses meadowland and mature forests. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 17 Sep. 2021 Its real estate portfolio contains swaths of open space, meadowland and other natural areas that, before the 2001 bankruptcy, conservationists had been eyeing for years. Spencer Silva,, 24 June 2019 People from points east fought post-work traffic through tunnels or across bridges and paid $30 to park in lots as vast and indistinguishable as the meadowlands around the stadium. James Lynch, Popular Mechanics, 5 Sep. 2017 The 20-foot tall structure is perched on a hill amid meadowland at Apple Park, as the immaculately landscaped, 175-acre property is called. Robert Hackett, Fortune, 12 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1530, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of meadowland was in 1530

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“Meadowland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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