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Farmland   /fˈɑrmlˌænd/   Listen

A rural area where farming is practiced.  Synonym: farming area.
Arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops.  Synonyms: cultivated land, ploughland, plowland, tillage, tilled land, tilth.

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"Farmland" Quotes from Famous Books

... drove in the growing light through the country lanes I had known and loved so well as a lad—the farmland which was the only friendly thing in my disconsolate boyhood. It was in the early spring and the apple-trees along the stone walls by the roadside were showered with clustering blossoms. Dandelions sprinkled the fields. ...
— The Confessions of Artemas Quibble • Arthur Train

... flame; the Penates were the spirits of the stores on which the family subsisted, and dwelt in the store-cupboard or larder; the paterfamilias had himself a supernatural side, in the shape of his Genius; and the Lar familiaris was the protecting spirit of the farmland, who had found his way into the house in course of time, perhaps with the slave labourers, who always had a share in ...
— Social life at Rome in the Age of Cicero • W. Warde Fowler

Words linked to "Farmland" :   land, soil, rural area, country, fallow, ground

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