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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for meadowland

Historical Examples of meadowland

  • Meadowland came first, set with flowers, blue and red, like gems.

    Dream Days

    Kenneth Grahame

  • All honour to England, lanes and meadowland, notwithstanding.

    Robert Browning

    Edward Dowden

  • All at once, as they cleared some woods, she spied a bit of meadowland.

  • She rested her elbows on her knees and gazed with unseeing eyes at the meadowland below.

  • 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.


    Grace May North