from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A subtropical swamp area of southern Florida including Everglades National Park. It is noted for its wildlife, especially crocodiles, alligators, and egrets.

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  • proper n. An area of subtropical marshland in southern Florida
  • proper n. The Everglades National Park, a national park in south of the Everglades

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlife


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  • PHIL ALLEN, PORT EVERGLADES DIRECTOR: Plans are already in place to expand the program next year to handle all 56 ships that call up Ft. Everglades.

    CNN Transcript Mar 9, 2009

  • Q: Does canoeing in the everglades save the Everglades?

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  • EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK - A contentious Everglades restoration project that a judge once called an "environmental bridge to nowhere" kicked off Friday, two decades after Congress authorized it. Stories

  • I photographed this specimen from a walkway in Everglades National Park.

    Largemouth and Lost Limbs

  • When a small town at the edge of the Florida Everglades is threatened by a raging hurricane, U.S.

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  • Camping by kayak among the myriad coastal islands of the Everglades is one of the best fishing deals of all time.

    The Tarpon Trail

  • Back in Everglades City, meanwhile, you can stay with my pals at the Ivey House lodge (iveyhouse. com) for $85 a night and have a fresh grouper sandwich with a cold beer at the fish dock across the street as you watch the sun go down.

    The Tarpon Trail

  • In October last year, a 3. 6m python came off second best in Everglades National Park in Florida.

    - Boing Boing

  • The Everglades is the largest subtropical wilderness in the country, and it's a marvelous place for a do-it-yourself fishing adventure.

    Do-It-Yourself Evergaldes Backcountry Fishing

  • The plan is a vital component of the Clinton-Gore Administration's long-term Everglades restoration strategy.

    Vice President Announces Strategy To Restore Everglades


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