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Definition of "farmland" []

  • Land suitable or used for farming. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "farmland" in a sentence
  • "Across the country, the rural areas the Amish inhabit are rapidly becoming exurbs, and what was once farmland is being sold to make way for subdivisions and Wal-Marts -- making raw land, even when it is available, prohibitively expensive."
  • "That should be coupled with an end to tax breaks on suburban land that is called "farmland" but is mostly a tax dodge for people who earn only a tiny fraction of their income from farming."
  • "Think of how much quality farmland is lost to organic farming."