meadow
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈmɛdəʊ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmɛdoʊ/
Noun

meadow (plural meadows)

  1. A field or pasture; a piece of land covered or cultivated with grass, usually intended to be mown for hay.
    • 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter 1, in The Amateur Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., […], OCLC 752825175 ↗:
      But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ¶ […] The linen-press and a chest on the top of it formed, however, a very good gun-carriage; and, thus mounted, aim could be taken out of the window at the old mare feeding in the meadow below by the brook, […].
  2. Low land covered with coarse grass or rank herbage near rivers and in marshy places by the sea.
    the salt meadows near Newark Bay
Synonyms Translations
Meadow
Proper noun
  1. A town in Texas.
  2. A town in Utah.



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