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Definition of "bottomland" [bottomland]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bottomland" in a sentence
  • "And a lot of the best farmland is often bottomland, and it's called bottomland for a reason, because that's where the natural reservoirs were where rivers would overflow and sit there and deposit silt, very fertile land."
  • "... kill all those weeds on the bottomland, that is."
  • "Anchored by three dynamic narratives of Southerners who fled the "bottomland" to make their way North or West in pursuit of the American dream, Wilkerson is able to chart the differences of the treks depending on decade, city of origin and ultimate destination."