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 for glade
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glede \Glede\ (gl[=e]d), n. [AS. glida, akin to Icel. gle[eth]a,
     Sw. glada. Cf. Glide, v. i.] (Zool.)
     The common European kite ({Milvus ictinus). This name is
     also sometimes applied to the buzzard. [Written also glead,
     gled, gleed, glade, and glide.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glade \Glade\, n. [Prob. of Scand. origin, and akin to glad, a.;
     cf. also W. golead, goleuad, a lighting, illumination, fr.
     goleu light, clear, bright, goleu fwlch glade, lit., a light
     or clear defile.]
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     1. An open passage through a wood; a grassy open or cleared
        space in a forest.
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              There interspersed in lawns and opening glades.
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     2. An everglade. [Local, U. S.]
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     3. An opening in the ice of rivers or lakes, or a place left
        unfrozen; also, smooth ice. [Local, U. S.]
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     Bottom glade. See under Bottom.
     Glade net, in England, a net used for catching woodcock and
        other birds in forest glades.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a
           wooded area [syn: clearing, glade]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  58 Moby Thesaurus words for "glade":
     Lebensraum, air space, back country, baygall, bog, bottom,
     bottomland, bottoms, buffalo wallow, clear space, clearance,
     clearing, desert, distant prospect, empty view, everglade, fen,
     fenland, hog wallow, holm, living space, marais, marish, marsh,
     marshland, meadow, mere, mire, moor, moorland, morass, moss, mud,
     mud flat, open country, open space, outback, peat bog, plain,
     prairie, quagmire, quicksand, salt marsh, slob land, slough, sough,
     steppe, sump, swale, swamp, swampland, taiga, terrain, territory,
     wallow, wash, wide-open spaces, wilderness

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Glade, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    114
     Housing Units (2000): 51
     Land area (2000):     0.241000 sq. miles (0.624186 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.241000 sq. miles (0.624186 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            26325
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             39.682582 N, 99.310965 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     67639
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Glade, KS

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