Examples of prairie in a Sentence
Millions of buffalo once roamed the prairies.
The train tracks extend over miles of prairie.
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Taking advantage of a new Elgin ordinance that allows beekeeping, the hospital has added two honeybee hives to the natural prairie portion of its community garden as a means of not only producing honey but also encouraging bee pollination of plants.
Because the town never plowed the cemetery, the prairie has gradually overtaken the gravesites.
In 2006 Byrne took a gamble when Flint Hills leaders approached him about a concert on the prairie.
The Seminole tribes drove out much of European settlement in the 1700s, becoming the primary ranchers of Florida and allowing huge herds to roam wild in the wetlands, palmetto plains and grassy prairies.
From east to west, sprawling prairies, farmland and glistening glacial lakes transform into mountains and rugged Badlands.
Ranging across most of continental North America, this species prefers dry to medium moist soils and naturally occurs in prairies, glades, old fields, and roadsides.
Take the Frothy Beer Trek, a hike through the woods, prairies, and wetlands of Riveredge and sample beers at stations along way.
Like many iconic Illinois destinations, The Children’s Farm and the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center have their roots deep in the days of one-room log cabins, prairies and pristine nature.
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Definition of prairie for English Language Learners
: a large, mostly flat area of land in North America that has few trees and is covered in grasses
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