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- noun A
terrainthat varies little in elevation
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(New Jersey, with its bare trees and wintry flatlands, is a presiding emotional presence in the picture.)
I live with three teen-age daughters in what is called the flatlands of East Oakland: the heart of drug country.
Down the hill to the flatlands was a steep pathway, where talk paused naturally.
Somehow Good William Frend De Morgan 1878
It is those desolate East Prussian flatlands still within him, the comfortlessness of his childhood, so different from her own.
A warm-haired girl she was — not a mountain girl, but from down in the flatlands — an 'as time went by she was fair desperate, an' the way she went after him was shameless.
Chapter II 2010
From Missoula, the modules can be hauled across flatlands to the U.S.
Idaho Shortcut Stalls Global Trek Joel Millman 2010
Joe Hutto's life changed when a local farmer in the Florida flatlands where he lives left a stainless steel dog bowl full of wild turkey eggs on the porch of his cabin.
- Where the rolling green hills of Mississippi give way to the fertile flatlands of the Delta, Bernie Jordan bounced down a dirt road in his white pickup truck, surveying thousands of acres of farmland that, until recently, looked to be a bumper crop.
Mississippi Delta Flooding: Dreams Of Bountiful Harvest Wash Away The Huffington Post News Editors 2011
The team has yet to finish on the podium in the flatlands, but Jones and Jenkins could provide the team a boost Thursday.
Domaine Yves Cuilleron Winemaker Yves Cuilleron Very few of the village's young men survived the First World War, and after the second, when Étienne Guigal founded a winery here in the town of Ampuis, wines from these venerable, difficult hillsides were going for the same price as plonk from the flatlands downstream.
The Bacony Goodness of Côte-Rôtie Jay McInerney 2011