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Definition of "lowland" []

  • An area of land that is low in relation to the surrounding country. (noun)
  • Relating to or characteristic of low, usually level land. (adjective)

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 "lowland" in a sentence
  • "Deltochilum valgum Burmeister killed and consumed millipedes in lowland rainforest in Peru."
  • "The tomato could grow in lowland places where the tomatillo did not do well, and thus filled an important culinary niche."
  • "Over fifteen species of wild peanuts are found in lowland Bolivia, where they were first domesticated and spread to Brazil, the Carribbean, and Tehuacan, Mexico, the ancient agricultural community in southern Puebla state where archeologists unearthed the oldest kernels of corn."