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corn·field

 (kôrn′fēld′)
n.
A field in which corn is grown.

cornfield

(ˈkɔːnˌfiːld)
n
(Agriculture) a field planted with cereal crops

corn•field

(ˈkɔrnˌfild)

n.
a field in which corn is grown.
[1275–1325]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cornfield - a field planted with corncornfield - a field planted with corn    
grain field, grainfield - a field where grain is grown
Translations

cornfield

[ˈkɔːnfiːld] N [of wheat] → trigal m, campo m de trigo (US) [of maize] → maizal m, milpa f

cornfield

corn field [ˈkɔːrnfiːld] n
(British) (= field of wheat) → champ m de blé
(US) (= field of maize) → champ m de maïs

cornfield

[ˈkɔːnˌfiːld] n (Brit) → campo di grano (Am) → campo di granturco
References in classic literature ?
The farmer carried me under his arm to the cornfield, and set me up on a tall stick, where you found me.
Many crows and other birds flew into the cornfield, but as soon as they saw me they flew away again, thinking I was a Munchkin; and this pleased me and made me feel that I was quite an important person.
There, along the western sky-line it skirted a great cornfield, much larger than any field I had ever seen.
There, amid patches Of garden ground and cornfield, she sees the few wretched hovels of the settlers, with the still ruder wigwams and cloth tents of the passengers who had arrived in the same fleet with herself.
Still, however, he spoke kindly to the lady, and then hastened forth to till his cornfield and set out fruit-trees, or to bargain with the Indians for furs, or perchance to oversee the building of a fort.
The other said, 'Do you see that large cornfield there?
Originally he was a farmer, for he passed his early life in a cornfield, where he was supposed to frighten away the crows.
Even across a little stream that bounds the garden on the east, and right in the middle of the cornfield beyond, there is an immense one, a picture of grace and glory against the cold blue of the spring sky.
After the talk with Hal he hadn't returned to the cornfield but worked about the barn.
And many a one who hath come along as a destroyer, and as a hailstorm to all cornfields, wanted merely to put his foot into the jaws of the rabble, and thus stop their throat.
Nearer at hand glittered golden cornfields interspersed with copses.
Nay, brother," said the elder from Canterbury, "the hoar-frost and the black-frost hath done its work on Brother Adam and Sister Martha, even as we sometimes discern its traces in our cornfields, while they are yet green.