grassland grassland  /ˈɡræs ˌlænd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life

Usage(s):

  1. One person's verdant grassland might be another's development site; where you see a mountain range, someone else might see a coal vein.
  2. California Congresswoman Tauscher represents a district that until 1992 did not exist, a swath of Bay Area suburbia that only decades ago was empty grassland.
  3. Three hours' drive northeast of Bangkok, this forest and grassland plateau counts as Thailand's cowboy country.

News

  1. Central Washington wildfire contained

    A wildfire that spread across 10,000 acres of sagebrush and grassland since breaking out Friday between Moxee and Zillah was declared 100 percent contained Sunday evening.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KXLY-TV Spokane

  2. UPDATE: Central Washington Wildfire Contained

    ZILLAH, Wash. (AP) - A wildfire that spread across 10,000 acres of sagebrush and grassland since breaking out Friday between Moxee and Zillah was declared 100 percent contained Sunday evening.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KHQ Spokane

  3. Snyder Prairie opens its gates for annual Appreciation Day

    The Grassland Heritage Foundation will open the gates to the Rachel Snyder Prairie from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, for its fourth annual Prairie Appreciation Day.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal

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Quotes

  1. "This is truly an historic day and demonstrates remarkable cooperation between states, private conservation groups and business," Governor Rell said. "The types of lands suitable for grassland habitats are under tremendous development...
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Jodi Rell Source: Norwalk Plus Magazine

  2. "There are huge areas there that were once productive grassland that are now desert," Brown told reporters .
    on May 30, 2006 By: Lester R. Brown Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "BC grasslands constitute an important and threatened ecosystem in the province," says Eric Peterson of the Tula Foundation. "The only logical way to protect grassland habitat is to preserve the integrity of the lands that are currently under...
    on Nov 21, 2008 By: Eric Peterson Source: Canada NewsWire (press release)

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