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cultivated land


  • A few farm tools used by an early settler for cultivating his newly cleared land
    A few farm tools used by an early settler for cultivating his newly cleared land
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cultivated land arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
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In literature:

The cultivable land reaches generally to the distance of one or two miles from the river.
"A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar" by George Bethune English
They bring trade and cultivate the lands far more diligently than the Montenegrin warriors.
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
To feed these cows 60,000,000 acres of land are under cultivation.
"The Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 12, 1884" by Various
He has land in the Fayyum, and has been cultivating it himself.
"Bella Donna" by Robert Hichens
He made the peasants proprietors of the land that they cultivated.
"History Of Ancient Civilization" by Charles Seignobos
The town of Soleure has forests, pastures, and cultivated lands worth about 6,000,000 francs.
"Direct Legislation by the Citizenship through the Initiative and Referendum" by James W. Sullivan
Some of the land immediately around the city was cultivated or used as pasture.
"Life in a Mediæval City" by Edwin Benson
She said their ancestors mined in the rocks, and cultivated the rich land of the valleys.
"Prisoners of Chance" by Randall Parrish
It was his work to cut down forest-trees, and he had nothing to do with the subsequent cultivation of the land.
"Phineas Finn" by Anthony Trollope
I am going to have the land cleared and put under cultivation.
"A Canadian Heroine, Volume 2" by Mrs. Harry Coghill
Evergreens should be planted in cultivated land, and then they will grow surprisingly fast.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
They will again cultivate the lands, when they can get an assurance of security.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XI. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Table-land which was cultivable was assessed at the same value as hill-country to the disadvantage of the former.
"Roumania Past and Present" by James Samuelson
Obscure lines and irregularities on the surface indicated that the land had been cultivated some centuries ago.
"A Book of Natural History" by Various
The extent of land that can be cultivated in the gorge of the Rito is small, and the tribe was growing in numbers.
"The Delight Makers" by Adolf Bandelier
Our route was through the cultivated land, while that of the soldiers was on the hard ground along the foot-hills.
"Captured by the Navajos" by Charles A. Curtis
Occasionally they passed large tracts of cleared land, villages, and cultivated fields.
"A Jacobite Exile" by G. A. Henty
The cultivation of a small bit of land is in reality a kind of gardening.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 433" by Various
This grove is surrounded by smaller ones and many single trees growing on cultivated land.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Of course there were some places where the Indians could not cultivate the land.
"By Canoe and Dog-Train" by Egerton Ryerson Young

In poetry:

The deluge swept on over the fertile and well-cultivated land,
And the rushing of the mighty torrent no power could withstand;
And the appalling torrent was about twenty feet deep,
And with resistless fury everything before it it did sweep.
"The Great Yellow River Inundation in China" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

To avert a crisis, every piece of available land in cities such as Havana was cultivated, and a series of urban farms was created using a system of raised beds, recycled materials and volunteer labour.
More Afghan land cultivated for opium poppies, UN finds.
Law enforcement officials said Friday they struck a major blow against illegal marijuana cultivation on public lands in the heart of Northern California pot country.
They say medical marijuana cultivation is booming on private land.
Where the Rio Grande and the Rio Conchos meet in west Texas is believed to be the oldest continuously-cultivated land in America.
The population gathers, as it did in Dragut's time, in fortified hilltop villages, the land below serrated by rock-enclosed terraces, every inch of arable land cultivated.
But how did this transition affect Israel's understanding of the land, both desert and cultivated and both past and present.
This plot of land hugging the Tiber was the object of urban renewal plans that sought to cultivate the arts and draw visitors to a handful of structures designed by the world's leading architects.
China has less than 10% of the world's cultivated land and only 7% of its potable water.
I also mentioned that cotton acreage covers 2.5 percent of our planet's cultivated land, yet uses more insecticides than any other single major crop.
From breads to cheeses to wines and produce fresh from the ground, Ohio is a land both cultivated for and defined by food.