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Pleasant Meadows

Pleasant MeadowsLike sunshine after a storm were the peaceful weeks which followed. The invalids improved rapidly, and Mr. March began to talk of returning early in the new year. Beth was…

East Meadow

(Encyclopedia) East Meadow, uninc. residential and commercial city (1990 pop. 36,609), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on W Long Island.

Rolling Meadows

(Encyclopedia) Rolling Meadows, city (1990 pop. 22,591), Cook co., NE Ill., a suburb of Chicago; inc. 1955. There is research and development and the manufacture of office supplies and…

meadow rue

(Encyclopedia) meadow rue, any plant of the genus Thalictrum of the family Ranunculaceae ( buttercup family). Most are tall perennials (up to 7 ft/2.1 m high) bearing…

meadow saffron

(Encyclopedia) meadow saffron or autumn crocus, perennial garden ornamental ( Colchicum autumnale ) of the family Liliaceae ( lily family). Native to Europe and N…

meadow beauty

(Encyclopedia) meadow beauty, any plant of the genus Rhexia, herbaceous perennials of wet places E of the Rockies, particularly damp pine barrens and sands along the southeast…

Mountain Meadows

(Encyclopedia) Mountain Meadows, small valley in extreme SW Utah, where in 1857 a party of some 140 emigrants bound for California were massacred. It was a period when friction between…