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Everglades   /ˈɛvərglˌeɪdz/   Listen

A large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlife.

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"Everglades" Quotes from Famous Books

... la Verendrye left Fort St. Charles, Francois carrying the French flag, with ten soldiers, wearing snow-shoes, in line behind, and two or three hundred Crees swathed in furs bringing up a ragged rear. The bright uniforms of the soldiers were patches of red among the snowy everglades. Bivouac was made on beds of pine boughs,—feet to the camp-fire, the night frost snapping like a whiplash, the stars flashing with a steely clearness known only in northern climes. The march was at a swift pace, ...
— Pathfinders of the West • A. C. Laut

... countless miles of waving grass, rooted in water, and with a stray clump of low trees, dotted here and there, the Everglades, a vast marsh that runs north to the inland sea known as Lake Okeechobee. Then the solid sandy ground of the ...
— Black Caesar's Clan • Albert Payson Terhune

Words linked to "Everglades" :   FL, swamp, Everglade State, Sunshine State, Florida, swampland

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