Examples of swath in a Sentence
An aerial view of the countryside shows wide swathes of green.
He cut a swath through the field with his scythe.
Recent Examples of swath from the Web
The protesters represented a broad swath of interests, including calls for economic, political and racial equality.
Carroll tells me that The Finch, designed in an art-deco style by Philly’s SLDesign, will serve a menu inspired by a broad swath of the world — North Africa, the Middle East, Greece, coastal France, with its associated spices.
The search for qualified workers is troubling a broad swath of businesses.
One of the most beautiful and controversial swaths of state property — the 32-acre former Seaside Regional Center on Waterford’s rocky coast — would be placed on the market yet again if a state senator has his way.
Then there's a broad swath of employers that don't need and probably shouldn't get extra support from the state at this point.
But a broad swath of corporate America strongly disagrees, saying the levies will boost prices on everything from cars to beer and force companies to cut jobs.
From then on, every crusade came to be based on an invitation from a broad swath of churches.
Artifacts address a broad swath of the African-American experience with a particular focus on Cincinnati’s role as a major stop along the Underground Railroad.
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Origin and Etymology of swath
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
SWATH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of swath for English Language Learners
: a long, wide strip of land
: an area of grass or grain that has been cut or mowed
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