plot of land

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Noun1.plot of land - a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch"
bed - a plot of ground in which plants are growing; "the gardener planted a bed of roses"
garden - a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
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Thus from being a rich man he became all at once so very poor that nothing was left to him but one small plot of land; and there he often went in an evening to take his walk, and ease his mind of a little of his trouble.
'Who knows but I may?' said the little man: 'tell me what ails you, and perhaps you will find I may be of some use.' Then the merchant told him how all his wealth was gone to the bottom of the sea, and how he had nothing left but that little plot of land. 'Oh, trouble not yourself about that,' said the dwarf; 'only undertake to bring me here, twelve years hence, whatever meets you first on your going home, and I will give you as much as you please.' The merchant thought this was no great thing to ask; that it would most likely be his dog or his cat, or something of that sort, but forgot his little boy Heinel; so he agreed to the bargain, and signed and sealed the bond to do what was asked of him.
Suppose the 'Fater' has put by a certain number of gulden which he hands over to his eldest son, in order that the said son may acquire a trade or a small plot of land. Well, one result is to deprive the daughter of a dowry, and so leave her among the unwedded.
The Ministerial order determining the standard size of a plot of land meant for the construction of buildings is among resolutions of the cabinet meeting held on Monday.
The ACUD published a list of the names of the companies that obtained plots of land, namely the faculty members' club at Ain Shams University, which received plot of land on an area of 18,14 feddan, and Aqar Masr for Real Estate Development on an area of feddan acres, and La Verde Egypt obtained plot of land on an area of 33,4 feddan.
During a press conference on Friday, ACU president Om Yentieng said neither Bun nor the 42 families own a single plot of land in the area.
If the municipality judges that a private plot of land is inadequately cleared, a municipal crew will intervene at the cost of e1/4100 plus VAT, the council agreed on Friday.
Malaysiakini reported that a plot of land in Bukit Chagar supposedly owned by the federal government is now instead under Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar.
The children have had one four visits to Alnwick Garden where they have their own plot of land to tend to and develop.