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n. (plural of glade English)

Glades -- U.S. County in Florida
Population (2000): 10576
Housing Units (2000): 5790
Land area (2000): 773.644981 sq. miles (2003.731216 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 212.787247 sq. miles (551.116416 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 986.432228 sq. miles (2554.847632 sq. km)
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 26.891982 N, 81.168365 W
Glades, FL
Glades County
Glades County, FL

Glades may refer to:

  • Glade (geography)
  • Glades County, Florida
  • Glades (Florida), a region of Florida
  • Everglades

Usage examples of "glades".

Many years of harvesting trees for lumber had given the green glades a sunlit airiness not found in the deep haunts of the southern forest.

Martin Longbow had once told the boys they lived in hidden, deep glades near Elvandar.

Deep within the glades, at prearranged locations, two troops of guards from the keep at Carse were waiting for them with fresh horses.

COMPANY passed deep into the forest, through glades so thick that often the trackers had had to change their course, doubling back to find another way for the horses, marking the trail as they went.

Hundreds would enter the sleeping glades to fall into the endless sleep, their bodies being consumed by the soil, to nourish the magic trees.

The dwarves also offered their congratulations and joined in the festivities wholeheartedly, filling the glades of Elvandar with their boisterous singing.

They descended the steep ridge to the gentler slopes below and made their way slowly along, skirting the dense thickets of pandanus and rata trees, and crossing glades where the interlaced foliage, high overhead, cut off the faint light of the afterglow, making the darkness below almost that of night.

The long, slender, wild yams grew in all the valleys, and in the natural glades, where the sunlight warmed the fertile soil, were scattered patches of ti -- a kind of draczna, with a large root, very sweet when baked.

Both sides of the dell were thickly covered with scrub oak, but glades had been cut, and at the intersection of two on the near bank stood a thatched hut.

He avoided the glades and reached the hut by an overland route through the scrub.