Barren Lands

Bar·ren Lands

or Bar·ren Grounds  (băr′ən)
A treeless, sparsely inhabited region of northern Canada northwest of Hudson Bay and east of the Mackenzie River basin.

Barren Lands

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(Placename) the Barren Lands a region of tundra in N Canada, extending westwards from Hudson Bay: sparsely inhabited, chiefly by Inuit. Also known as: the Barren Grounds
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He knew there were no seas or ships in the heart of the barren lands, just as he had known there was no cartridge in the empty rifle.
I have told them how the measure of leaving his own barren land, barren of peoples, and coming to a new land where life of man teems till they are like the multitude of standing corn, was the work of centuries.
They asked the provincial government that if it was not ready to pay them the market price of their lands then it should build the oil refinery on barren lands.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan would also visit Munawar and Suppat Valley, to reassess the progress of ongoing sapling of Billion Trees Project on the barren lands of Kohistan
The minister said that Kas-Umer Khan Canal would be a game-changer in the area of Minawali as all the deserted and barren lands would be cultivated after construction of this canal.
Punjab government is spending Rs 632 million on setting up of new hatcheries and nursery units to meet the growing demand of fish seed, besides the use of barren lands for fisheries purpose.
We are working on a crash plan to make the barren lands cultivable and ensure reclamation of maximum area for agricultural purposes", he added.
A history of Yellowknife says of Hjalmar Nelson that "it is doubtful whether any other man, living or dead, could know more about the mysteries of the Barren Lands of Northern Canada, than this Norwegian trapper" (Horan, 1947:34).
Among his perspectives are ballad of the arctic science bandits, Quarantine Island, snow and ice roads, the Shield and the Cordilleran, the complex calculus of barren lands diamond mining, and strange woolly attractors.
Couldn't housing projects, malls etc be built on barren lands which are plenty in Bahrain?
Logar Agriculture,Livestock and Irrigation Director,Engineer Mohammad Essa Mosawi,told Pajhwok Afghan News that 267 tones of improved seeds were given on loan to cooperatives in the capital city and six districts of the province for their cultivation on barren lands.
This volume covers the plants that play the most important role of providing vegetative cover as coenosis-forcing agents in steppes and barren lands, comprising several endemic and relict plants.