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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A swampy grassland especially in southern Florida usually containing sawgrass and at least seasonally covered by slowly moving water.

Usage examples (9)
  • (Soundbite of song "everglade") Mr. HEGARTY: (Singing) Of everglade.
  • But Mercy's tame wind let them press on, breasting the current, until they emerged at last into an open expanse of saltmarsh, a green and living everglade that seemed to...
  • Joined by my daughter, who teaches middle school in Naples 'eastern suburbs, we spent the first few days leafleting the endless grid of streets that cover what had been, for...
  • I have no idea of how long we were in that vast everglade, but it must have been for weeks. for more
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