black earth


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black earth

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(Geological Science) another name for chernozem
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As the sun became warmer and the light of day longer, the snow vanished, and I beheld the bare trees and the black earth.
You'll see bits o' green spikes stickin' out o' th' black earth after a bit.
The sweat poured unceasingly from their bodies, and in their nostrils was the heavy smell of rotting vegetation and of black earth that was a-crawl with fecund life.
As the fame of some blameless king who, like a god, Maintains justice to whom the black earth brings forth Wheat and barley, whose trees are bowed with fruit, And his sheep never fail to bear, and the sea gives him fish.
She peeped from the window into the garden, and felt herself more regretful at leaving this spot of black earth, vitiated with such an age-long growth of weeds, than joyful at the idea of again scenting her pine forests and fresh clover-fields.
At any rate, our hero succeeded perfectly well in breaking up the greensward; and, by the time that the moon was a quarter of her journey up the sky, the plowed field lay before him, a large tract of black earth, ready to be sown with the dragon's teeth.
The tiny back yard on her side had a few stone-bordered little beds of black earth, in which the simple flowers she found time to cultivate appeared somehow extravagantly overgrown, as if belonging to an exotic clime; and Captain Hagberd's upright, hale person, clad in No.
Twenty years ago, Taliah Waajid, who was no stranger to the care of natural hair, debuted her first line, Black Earth Products.
Lauren was recently selected as a Black Earth Institute Fellow.
On the one hand, his lofty noble title, his lineage from a small yet disproportionally wealthy, important, and accomplished ethnic minority, even his idiosyncratic career choices distinguished him from many of his peers, to say nothing of the peasants of the black earth provinces to whom his tale likely would have sounded fantastic, even incomprehensible.
Construction of the new feed mill, which will be located in the Kursk Oblast of Russia in the so-called Black Earth region, which has seen a major increase in the production of agricultural products in recent years.
Lots of sweet baking spices (indicating use of new oak), lots of cinnamon, notes of tilled black earth, but very fruit-driven.