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[ flat-land ]


  1. a region that lacks appreciable topographic relief.

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Other Words From

  • flatlander noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of flatland1

An Americanism dating back to 1725–35; flat 1 + -land
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Example Sentences

They both considered quitting more than on any previous hike, even taking extra days off to think about anything other than navigating flatlands.

Magpie grew up 1,400 miles away in the flatlands of Canada’s Gateway to the West, Winnipeg.

By the 1940s, though, the flatlands between what we now know as SeaWorld and Old Town were stable.

Down here in the flatland of California, we used to regard the granite mountain as a place apart, our getaway.

That graph showing the Denali and Grand Teton peaks of coronavirus infections in December and April seemed to settle into flatlands until an uphill climb in recent weeks.

Here is Dorothy's Kansas, but also the flatland of Sitting Bull, Bonnie and Clyde, and In Cold Blood.

This, however, did not apply to the waters lying directly around the Poloe and Flatland groups.

“But the laws of Poloeland and those of Flatland are different,” said Amalatok, starting another objection.

But,” said the prime minister of Flatland, starting a difficulty, “who is to be greatest chief?

But there came a day, at last, when the inhabitants of Flatland were far indeed removed from the spirit of merriment.

We lay him flatly against the desk, which represents his world—Flatland, we mathematicians call it.





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