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 for meadow
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Meadow \Mead"ow\, n. [AS. meady; akin to m[=ae]d, and to G.
     matte; prob. also to E. mow. See Mow to cut (grass), and
     cf. 2d Mead.]
     1. A tract of low or level land producing grass which is mown
        for hay; any field on which grass is grown for hay.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Low land covered with coarse grass or rank herbage near
        rives and in marshy places by the sea; as, the salt
        meadows near Newark Bay.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Meadow \Mead"ow\, a.
     Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow;
     produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. "Fat meadow
     ground." --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see
           the particular word in the Vocabulary.
           [1913 Webster]
     Meadow beauty. (Bot.) Same as Deergrass.
     Meadow foxtail (Bot.), a valuable pasture grass
        ({Alopecurus pratensis) resembling timothy, but with
        softer spikes.
     Meadow hay, a coarse grass, or true sedge, growing in
        uncultivated swamp or river meadow; -- used as fodder or
        bedding for cattle, packing for ice, etc. [Local, U. S.]
     Meadow hen. (Zool.)
     (a) The American bittern. See Stake-driver.
     (b) The American coot ({Fulica).
     (c) The clapper rail.
     Meadow mouse (Zool.), any mouse of the genus Arvicola, as
        the common American species Arvicola riparia; -- called
        also field mouse, and field vole.
     Meadow mussel (Zool.), an American ribbed mussel ({Modiola
        plicatula), very abundant in salt marshes.
     Meadow ore (Min.), bog-iron ore, a kind of limonite.
     Meadow parsnip. (Bot.) See under Parsnip.
     Meadow pink. (Bot.) See under Pink.
     Meadow pipit (Zool.), a small singing bird of the genus
        Anthus, as Anthus pratensis, of Europe.
     Meadow rue (Bot.), a delicate early plant, of the genus
        Thalictrum, having compound leaves and numerous white
        flowers. There are many species.
     Meadow saffron. (Bot.) See under Saffron.
     Meadow sage. (Bot.) See under Sage.
     Meadow saxifrage (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant of Europe
        ({Silaus pratensis), somewhat resembling fennel.
     Meadow snipe (Zool.), the common or jack snipe.
        [1913 Webster] meadowgrass

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into
           hay [syn: hayfield, meadow]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  63 Moby Thesaurus words for "meadow":
     baygall, bog, bottom, bottomland, bottoms, buffalo wallow, campo,
     everglade, fen, fenland, field, glade, grass, grass veld,
     grassland, grazing, haugh, haughland, hog wallow, holm, lea, llano,
     marais, marish, marsh, marshland, mead, meadow land, mere, mire,
     moor, moorland, morass, moss, mud, mud flat, pampa, pampas, park,
     pasturage, pasture, pasture land, peat bog, prairie, quagmire,
     quicksand, range, salt marsh, savanna, slob land, slough, sough,
     steppe, steppeland, sump, swale, swamp, swampland, taiga, vega,
     veld, wallow, wash

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     (1.) Heb. ha'ahu (Gen. 41:2, 18), probably an Egyptain word
     transferred to the Hebrew; some kind of reed or water-plant. In
     the Revised Version it is rendered "reed-grass", i.e., the sedge
     or rank grass by the river side.
       (2.) Heb. ma'areh (Judg. 20:33), pl., "meadows of Gibeah"
     (R.V., after the LXX., "Maareh-geba"). Some have adopted the
     rendering "after Gibeah had been left open." The Vulgate
     translates the word "from the west."

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Meadow, TX -- U.S. town in Texas
     Population (2000):    658
     Housing Units (2000): 236
     Land area (2000):     1.599908 sq. miles (4.143742 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.599908 sq. miles (4.143742 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            47316
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             33.338336 N, 102.207772 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     79345
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Meadow, TX

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Meadow, UT -- U.S. town in Utah
     Population (2000):    254
     Housing Units (2000): 124
     Land area (2000):     0.495077 sq. miles (1.282244 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.495077 sq. miles (1.282244 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            48830
     Located within:       Utah (UT), FIPS 49
     Location:             38.886764 N, 112.406698 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Meadow, UT

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