low lying

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Opposite Clieveden the ground is low lying, and, to use Evelyn's word, the river "serpents" a good deal.

Low lying hills lie on both banks of the river, some of them lifting from the water.

It was as though the low lying clouds dipped here and there to touch the sea.

Then Helen remembered that trespassers are sternly warned off the low lying lands in the mountains.

Another danger, from which houses situated in low lying land near a river or the sea were never free, was that of floods.

They started for the low lying ridge above the little valley of Rock Creek.

The Chalk rises abruptly from the low lying argillaceous plain to form the Chiltern Hills.

All around are low lying islands, which now and then are swept by terrible cyclones that come up from the Bay of Bengal.

Padua in spite of its low lying situation is monumental at every turn.

The saluting was in a foreign port, girt about with lofty hills instead of the low lying and far distant shores of Chesapeake Bay.