Meaning of “stockyard” in the English Dictionary

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stockyardnoun [ C ]

us /ˈstɑkˌjɑrd/

a set of enclosed areas where farm animals are kept before being sold or killed

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

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stockyardnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈstɒkjɑːd/ us COMMERCE

a place where farm animals are kept before being sold or killed:

Small farmers in rural communities depend on a stable, conveniently located stockyard to make their living.

(Definition of “stockyard” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)