Meaning of “farmstead” in the English Dictionary

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"farmstead" in British English

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farmsteadnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɑːm.sted/ us /ˈfɑːrm.sted/ US

Examples from literature

  • Below, in the dale, lay the villages with their clustered farmsteads and their square-towered churches of Norman foundation. 
  • He saw neither hamlets nor farmsteads, and found no water. 
  • It was an eight-roomed farmstead, with no modern conveniences. 
  • Scattered farmsteads, each with a clump of trees, relieved the monotony of the undulating ground. 
  • The lonely farmstead on the uplands had been till now a very happy and tranquil home. 

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