noun. low-lying alluvial land near a river.
- natural elevation
- bottom (English)
- botm (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- land (English)
- land (Middle English (1100-1500))
Example sentences of the word bottomland
1. Noun, singular or mass
The Lost Trail begins at the ranger station, traveling from river bottomland through prairie land and past the remains of an abandoned ranch.