from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a grassy plain or pasture, especially surrounded by woodland; a glade

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plain sprinkled with trees or underbrush; a glade.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plain sprinkled with trees or brush; an open space between woods; a park.
  • n. An obsolete form of lawn.


Old French launde (French lande) ‘wooded area’. (Wiktionary)



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