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Plot of land   /plɑt əv lænd/   Listen
Plot of land

noun
1.
A small area of ground covered by specific vegetation.  Synonyms: patch, plot, plot of ground.  "A cabbage patch" , "A briar patch"






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"Plot of land" Quotes from Famous Books



... two Redmonds and those others of his followers who were his companions came to camp roughly in this strange, gaunt survival of military rule. After Parnell's death Redmond bought the barrack and a small plot of land about it, and it became increasingly and exclusively his home in Ireland. It was, indeed, Ireland itself for him. In it and through it he knew Ireland intimately, felt Ireland intensely and intensively, ...
— John Redmond's Last Years • Stephen Gwynn

... within reach, which I tested, and with which I dosed our friend here. I then cut away his bonds, arm in arm we walked down the aisle, I locked up the place, threw the key away, kicked my shins half-a-dozen times crossing that disgusting little plot of land, climbed boldly to the top of the wall, ...
— The Pawns Count • E. Phillips Oppenheim

... But, if a man has already selected his own backyard before he opens the book, what remedy is there? All the books lay stress on the need of "a deep, friable loam full of nitrogen." This I have never seen. My own plot of land I found on examination to contain nothing but earth. I could see no trace of nitrogen. I do not deny the existence of loam. There may be such a thing. But I am admitting now in all humility of mind that I don't know what loam is. Last spring my fellow gardeners and I all talked freely of the ...
— Frenzied Fiction • Stephen Leacock



Words linked to "Plot of land" :   piece of ground, tract, garden, parcel of land, bed, patch, parcel, piece of land



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