ploughland

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ploughland

(ˈplaʊlænd) or

plowland

n
1. (Agriculture) land that is ploughed for growing crops
2. (Historical Terms) history a measure of land in parts of England after the Norman conquest, based on the area which could be ploughed in a year by eight oxen
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Noun1.ploughland - arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising cropsploughland - arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
fallow - cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons
land, soil, ground - material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"
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ploughland

plowland (US) [ˈplaʊlænd] Ntierra f de labrantío, tierra f labrantía
References in classic literature ?
SOME CRANES made their feeding grounds on some plowlands newly sown with wheat.
All about the field, like heaps of manure on well-kept plowland, lay from ten to fifteen dead and wounded to each couple of acres.
When they left the Vicarage, they had begun an argument which swung their feet along so rhythmically in time with it that they covered the ground at over four miles an hour, and saw nothing of the hedgerows, the swelling plowland, or the mild blue sky.