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Definition of "pastureland" [pas•ture•land]

  • Land suitable for grazing. (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 "pastureland" in a sentence
  • "The shepherd stands on a hill and looks out over the pastureland, which is full of sheep and goats and cows."
  • "Local authorities appear to have quelled the protests, which erupted last week after a Mongolian herder was killed by a coal truck driven by a member of China's dominant Han ethnic group as a group of herders sought to block a convoy from crossing pastureland."
  • "The crisp green lettuce, cucumbers, and squash were memories of lost pastureland."