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Farmland   Listen
noun
farmland  n.  A rural area where farming is practiced; land actually under cultivation or capable of supporting crops.
Synonyms: farming area.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Farmland" Quotes from Famous Books



... enjoys a favorable climate and good farmland but has no major mineral deposits. As a result, the economy depends heavily on agriculture, featuring fruits, vegetables, wine, and tobacco. Moldova must import all of its supplies of oil, coal, and natural gas, largely from Russia. Energy shortages ...
— The 1998 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... wild, stormy, October night. The rain fell fitfully, and the howling wind raced madly through forest and over farmland, shrieking down chimneys, rattling windows and doors, whistling through every conceivable crack and crevice, and rudely buffeting any traveler who chanced to be abroad. In the brown house three rosy-cheeked ...
— At the Little Brown House • Ruth Alberta Brown

... after that. They were watching the way the floating timbers of the lost bridge were being steadily swept toward the west shore, or rather where that bank had once been, because a great sea of water now covered the fertile farmland for a distance of a mile or so, to where the ...
— Afloat on the Flood • Lawrence J. Leslie

... Hascombe Hall and the acres of parkland, moorland, and farmland that were its inheritance. Then he thought bitterly upon that paragon of perfection who had caused his banishment. How completely she would have filled the role of mistress of that noble hall! He pictured ...
— The Honorable Percival • Alice Hegan Rice

... tempered by fresh breezes, they came yet deeper into the drowsy farmland. Gradually the yeomen-soldiers, who had been wrangling over the mystery of Edric's actions, dropped one by one into lazy silence, or set their tongues to whistling cleverly turned answers to the bird-calls ...
— The Ward of King Canute • Ottilie A. Liljencrantz

... is like a hitherto unknown and virginal revelation of the earth. Then the stars bloom out, with a flame, an hallucinating palpability. Charles's Wain, burning low on the gorges of the Edough, seems like a golden waggon rolling through the fields of Heaven. A deep peace settles upon farmland and meadow country, only broken by a ...
— Saint Augustin • Louis Bertrand

... that the farmer, Day by name, was a churl, and was said to keep his family on short rations of happiness. As Caius turned off the public road he was not thinking specially of the bleak appearance of the particular piece of farmland he was crossing, or of the reputation of the family who lived upon the increase of its acres; but his attention was soon drawn to three children swinging on a gate which hung loosely in the log fence not ...
— The Mermaid - A Love Tale • Lily Dougall



Words linked to "Farmland" :   land, rural area, cultivated land, ploughland, ground, fallow, tilled land, tilth, plowland, country, soil, tillage, farming area



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