Meaning of “farmland” in the English Dictionary


"farmland" in English

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farmlandnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfɑːm.lænd/ us /ˈfɑːrm.lænd/

Examples from literature

  • But there were other regions where for many a mile the timber had been hewn away, had given place to a ragged continuity of farmland. 
  • Farmland surrounded the villages and was farmed by the community as a whole under the direction of a lord. 
  • From the room allotted to me I could look out over a varied prospect of farmland and heath, terminated by the woody slopes which everywhere hemmed in the valley. 
  • I have run several thousand feet of butternut lumber from my farmland through my own sawmill and used it for a variety of purposes. 
  • The man doesn't call the creation of five hundred thousand square miles of new farmland destructive exploitation, does he? 

(Definition of “farmland” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"farmland" in American English

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farmlandnoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈfɑrmˌlænd/

land that is used for farming:

In the past 18 years, the average price of Iowa farmland has increased 234 percent.

(Definition of “farmland” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)