1) ADJ: v-link ADJ with n If a place is strewn with things, they are lying scattered there.

The front room was strewn with books and clothes...

The riverbed was strewn with big boulders.

Strewn is also a combining form.

...a litter-strewn street. ...a rock-strewn hillside.

2) Strewn is the past participle of strew.

English dictionary. 2008.

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