Definition of "grassland" [grassland]

  • An area, such as a prairie or meadow, of grass or grasslike vegetation. (noun)

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 "grassland" in a sentence
  • "He was innocent of the first problem; the rain ruined their scheduled activities at the new park, a square block of reclaimed grassland from the surrounding urban waste."
  • "… “There is a huge imbalance between the carbon lost by plowing up a hectare [2.47 acres] of forest or grassland from the benefit you get from biofuels.”"
  • "This shrubby alpine grassland is bordered at lower elevations by montane cloud forest and elfin transitional forest."