- The definition of a grassland is an area with grass growing on it.
An example of a grassland is a prairie.
Sunset over the grasslands.
grassland definition by Webster's New World
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- land with grass growing on it, used for grazing; pasture land
- land or region where grass predominates; prairie
grassland definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An area, such as a prairie or meadow, of grass or grasslike vegetation.
grassland - Science Definition
An area that is dominated by grass or grasslike vegetation. Moderately dry climatic conditions and seasonal disturbances, such as floods or fires, are generally conducive to the growth of grasses and prohibitive of that of trees and shrubs. Grasslands are found in tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions and typically occupy regions between forests and deserts.