farmland farmland  /ˈfɑrm ˌlænd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a rural area where farming is practiced
  2. (n) arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops

Usage(s):

  1. Daewoo says the Madagascar land will be leased for about $12 an acre, which is a fraction of the cost of farmland in the corporation's home country.
  2. In spite of its fertile farmland, the African nation still teeters on the brink of starvationPhotographs for PTI by Thomas Dworzak.
  3. An amateur treasure hunter prowling English farmland with a metal detector stumbled upon what has been described as the largest Anglo-Saxon treasure ever discovered.

News

  1. Adams County farmland could be retained with easement rights

    A 470-acre farm adjacent to historic Conewago Chapel near McSherrystown could be retained as farmland forever if Adams County gets some financial help from Conewago Township.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Evening Sun

  2. Northern Illinois Farmland Conference focuses on preservation

    Farmers, residents, and professionals gathered in Belvidere Friday for the annual Northern Illinois Farmland Conference.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WREX-TV Rockford

  3. Assiniboia Farmland Limited Partnership declares cash distribution for June 30, 2013

    Assiniboia Farmland Limited Partnership declares cash distribution for June 30, 2013
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "America's farm economy is thriving," Bush said during a Rose Garden news conference. "The value of farmland is skyrocketing. And this is the right time to reform our nation's farm policies by reducing unnecessary subsidies."
    on May 1, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Austin American-Statesman

  2. Mr Egeland added: "Cluster bombs have affected large areas - lots of homes, lots of farmland. They will be with us for many months, possibly years. Every day, people are maimed, wounded and killed by these weapons. It shouldn't have happened."
    on Aug 30, 2006 By: Jan Egeland Source: BBC News

  3. "I razed them...... we specified the farmland of those who were convicted and I signed," Saddam Hussein told the court.
    on Mar 1, 2006 By: Saddam Hussein Source: BBC News

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