glade glade  /ɡ ˈleɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area

Usage(s):

  1. Stravinsky's The Firebird, animated by the brothers Gaetan and Paul Brizzi, becomes a volcano dweller who destroys a forest; an elk and a wood sprite must somehow restore the glade.
  2. In the middle of a nearby glade, Reinado, dressed in camouflage fatigues, held court.
  3. Occasionally, particularly learned or prized guests make informal, off-the-record speeches in the glade.

News

  1. Proposal would classify glade cress as threatened

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing a new rule that would classify the tiny Kentucky glade cress as a threatened species.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WLKY Louisville

  2. 1 dead in crash on Forest Hill Blvd.

    A man died after losing control of his car on Forest Hill Blvd., east of May Pop Rd., early Friday morning. 25-year-old Eugine R. Miller of Belle Glade, Florida was traveling eastbound on Forest Hill Blvd.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WPTV West Palm Beach

  3. Funnel cloud spotted near Belle Glade

    A funnel cloud was spotted southwest of Belle Glade Wednesday afternoon
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WFLX FOX 29

Quotes

  1. "I had such a great time hosting the Glade(R) Light Show Ultimate Slumber Party and hanging with all of these awesome girls from across the country," says Vanessa Hudgens. "It was great to spend a night and just kick-back and do all of those...
    on Nov 20, 2006 By: Vanessa Hudgens Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "People I know think he's making all the right steps and that he's making a conscious effort," Carter says. "He's really a good kid. As far as growing up in Belle Glade, that's real. We are not trying to give kids excuses that they don't have...
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: Cris Carter Source: USA Today

  3. "A year ago this time he was down in the muck, playing in Pahokee and Belle Glade (Fla.) and all that," Rodriguez said. "Now he's playing on a bigger stage, and nothing's really fazed him."
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Rich Rodriguez Source: MLive.com

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