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[med-oh-land] /ˈmɛd oʊˌlænd/
an area or section of land that is a meadow or is used or kept as a meadow.
Origin of meadowland
First recorded in 1645-55; meadow + land Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • We were standing alone together, I remember, at the gate that separated the garden from the meadowland.

    My Strangest Case Guy Boothby
  • meadowland came first, set with flowers, blue and red, like gems.

    Dream Days Kenneth Grahame
  • To their right was the village, separated from them only by one level stretch of meadowland; in the background, the hall.

    The Vanished Messenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • All honour to England, lanes and meadowland, notwithstanding.

    Robert Browning Edward Dowden
  • Beyond this loomed a tall building which he knew to be an open barn, standing on the edge of a long stretch of meadowland.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • Beyond the trees there was a long sweep of meadowland down the hill side to the highway, and beyond to the rocky edge of the sea.

    Sisters Grace May North
  • As we neared a ridge of meadowland, a pastoral for a Schenck took shape in the fog cloud before us.

    Virginia: The Old Dominion Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins
  • Thence it moves quietly past meadowland, formerly set apart as holy ground, watering on its way all the Presun villages.

  • But he had been carried out of the fire circle and was shooting back into the meadowland.

    The Time Traders Andre Norton
  • At last he came out of the wood; he looked over a meadowland, and fine close rain was pouring steadily.

    Little Johannes Frederik van Eeden

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