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He was “overwhelmed by the feeling” that “the Suffolk expanses” had “shrunk once and for all to a single, blind, insensate spot.”

In the wide-open expanses of the American West, where livestock outnumber Democrats, William Bryk has found a home.

He chose an unlikely and pretty much unwritten-about place, the dry, flat expanses of eastern Montana.

Even the shops that were closed offered, through wide expanses of plate-glass, hints of hidden riches.

Where was my great commerce that so lately had made these glistening expanses populous and beautiful with its white-winged flocks?

Far stretching plains of waving grasses, great expanses of marsh and swamp, league after league.

Here are vast expanses clad in the refreshing drapery of nature, upheaving their grassy billows.

From this great height, both expanses of the Firth, with their bounding shores, lie spread below like a map.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to expanses, such as: stretch, plain, wilderness, tract, breadth, and domain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.