low ground

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noun

Often low grounds. Southern U.S. bottom(def 4).

Origin of low ground

First recorded in 1650–60
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Examples from the Web for low ground

  • If any such now exist they must lie buried under the till that cloaks the low-ground on the western margins of the islands.

  • The low-ground trees generally produce earlier and more abundantly.

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