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An area surrounded by or adjacent to the buildings of a farm.
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a. an area surrounded by or adjacent to farm buildings
b. (as modifier): farmyard animals.
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a yard or enclosure surrounded by or connected with farm buildings.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.farmyard - an area adjacent to farm buildingsfarmyard - an area adjacent to farm buildings  
farm - workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"
yard - an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)
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فِناء المَزْرَعَه
gazdasági udvar
kmečko dvorišče
çiftlik avlusu


[ˈfɑːmjɑːd] Ncorral m
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ncour f de ferme
farmyard animal → animal m de ferme
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[ˈfɑːmˌjɑːd] naia
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(faːm) noun
1. an area of land, including buildings, used for growing crops, breeding and keeping cows, sheep, pigs etc. Much of England is good agricultural land and there are many farms.
2. the farmer's house and the buildings near it in such a place. We visited the farm; (also adjective) a farm kitchen.
to cultivate (the land) in order to grow crops, breed and keep animals etc. He farms (5,000 acres) in the south.
ˈfarmer noun
the owner or tenant of a farm who works on the land etc. How many farmworkers does that farmer employ?
ˈfarming noun
the business of owning or running a farm. There is a lot of money involved in farming; (also adjective) farming communities.
ˈfarmhouse noun
the house in which a farmer lives.
ˈfarmyard noun
the open area surrounded by the farm buildings. There were several hens loose in the farmyard; (also adjective) farmyard animals.
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References in classic literature ?
A cock was once strutting up and down the farmyard among the hens when suddenly he espied something shinning amid the straw.
And, as he came out into the farmyard, Levin, like a tree in spring that knows not what form will be taken by the young shoots and twigs imprisoned in its swelling buds, hardly knew what undertakings he was going to begin upon now in the farm work that was so dear to him.
Our white frame house, with a storey and half-storey above the basement, stood at the east end of what I might call the farmyard, with the windmill close by the kitchen door.
Soon afterwards, as they were passing by a farmyard, they saw a cock perched upon a gate, and screaming out with all his might and main.
No one was to be seen at Mercy except a few workmen in the farmyard, so, after waiting on the chance of seeing Mimi, Adam began to go slowly home.
Tulliver than the behavior of the farmyard gate, which he no sooner attempted to push open with his riding-stick than it acted as gates without the upper hinge are known to do, to the peril of shins, whether equine or human.
"My good friend," she said, "there is an old farmyard proverb which warns us not to count our chickens before they are hatched.
Another day he had wandered farther than usual, and came close to a farmyard; the place pleased the Prince, and as there was plenty of good grass for the horses he determined to spend the day there.
Like the life in some coast town that was once a watering-place, and is now a port, where the genteel streets are silent and grass-grown, and the docks and warehouses busy and resonant, the life at the Hall has changed its focus, and no longer radiates from the parlour, but from the kitchen and the farmyard.
To want a horse and cart in the country seemed impossible, so I told my maid to speak for one directly; and as I cannot look out of my dressing-closet without seeing one farmyard, nor walk in the shrubbery without passing another, I thought it would be only ask and have, and was rather grieved that I could not give the advantage to all.
One could picture her in a de Maupassant farmyard. In the clatter and bustle of Bredin's Parisian Cafe she appeared out of place, like a cow in a boiler-factory.
It is jealousy, not love, that connects us with the farmyard intolerably, and calls up visions of two angry cocks and a complacent hen.