cornfield cornfield  /ˈkɔrn ˌfild/


  • (n) a field planted with corn


  1. Bono enjoys telling people that I said watching the audience swaying to the music reminded me of a cornfield rustling in the wind.
  2. The four-passenger plane plowed into a nearby cornfield at over 170 mph, flipping over on itself and tossing the passengers into the air.
  3. I cited the United accident in the cornfield.


  1. Pilot of downed plane: 'We were very lucky'

    A scare in the air moments after takeoff forced a small engine plane to make an emergency landing in a cornfield in Lebanon County. The plane had an engine malfunction and landed just north of the Deck Airport in Jackson Township around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. "We pretty much determined that we were losing power rapidly, and turned back towards the airport," said Tim Jones, who was flying the plane ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  2. Plane makes emergency landing in Pa. cornfield

    Officials say a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a central Pennsylvania cornfield, but that the pilot and passenger weren't hurt.
    on June 21, 2013     Source:

  3. Plane makes emergency landing in Jackson Township

    A small plane made an emergency landing in a Jackson Township cornfield Thursday evening. The plane had taken off from Deck Airport shortly after 6:30 p.m. and developed an engine problem on take off, said Michael Yingst, assistant chief at Myerstown's Keystone Hook and Ladder Fire Co.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Lebanon Daily News


  1. "I'm not here because I heard a voice in a cornfield," Costner said, referring to a scene from his mega-hit "Field of Dreams."
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Kevin Costner Source: New York Daily News

  2. "Probably the coolest [text message] I got was Mark Drury from the Drury Brothers," Buehrle said. "He said he was in a cornfield in Iowa doing some food plots and said he had it on the radio on the tractor, and I told him, 'I wish I could...
    on Jul 24, 2009 By: Mark Buehrle Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  3. "The good news is that characters on Prison Break tend to heal very, very quickly," Miller said. "It's quite possible to be shot in one scene and sprinting across a cornfield the very next. So the precedent has been established, but I did...
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: Wentworth Miller Source: CanMag

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