virgin soil

Related to virgin soil: William Henry Hudson

virgin soil

n
1. (Agriculture) soil that has not been cultivated before
2. a person or thing that is as yet undeveloped
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The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognised it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.
There was nothing in the books about that lovely region; it had been neglected by the tourist, it was virgin soil for the literary pioneer.
Could I keep the feeling that now possesses me, the garden would every day be virgin soil, with the earth's first freshness in the flavor of its beans and squashes; and the house!--it would be like a bower in Eden, blossoming with the earliest roses that God ever made.
Before the eyes of Jacob and Sarah Wade there had hovered, like a promise, the picture of the snug farm that could be evolved from this virgin soil. Strengthened by this vision and stimulated by the fact of Wade's increasing weakness, they had sold their few possessions, except the simplest necessities for camping, had made a canvas cover for their wagon, stocked up with smoked meat, corn meal and coffee, tied old Brindle behind, fastened a coop of chickens against the wagon-box and, without faltering, had made the long pilgrimage.
It is said to be the task of the American "to work the virgin soil," and that "agriculture here already assumes proportions unknown everywhere else." I think that the farmer displaces the Indian even because he redeems the meadow, and so makes himself stronger and in some respects more natural.
"You find virgin soil there, Cousin; put in your own ideas,--you won't find many to pull up."
Garbage dumping site of Kozhikode Corporation and Virgin soil of Wayanad wildlife sanctuary.
The reason is that the virgin soil samples are heavier particles compared with fly ash and lighter particles compared with sand.
It can be seen that addition of the traditional combination results in an increase in the strength of the virgin soil. The strength of the soil at 28 days of curing has been used for representing the strength curve for soil.
According to archeological evidences recovered from an excavation at historic Gor Ghatree monument in interior city, Peshawar is living city from the last 2600 years and yet the exact archeological profile of the ancient city is not discovered yet because the excavation was not reached to virgin soil.
According to archeological evidences recovered from an excavation at historic Gor Ghatree monument in interior city, Peshawar is a living city from the last 2,600 years and yet the exact archeological profile of the ancient city is not discovered yet because the excavation was not reached virgin soil. Quoting a remarks of a renowned archeologist, Syed Abdul Qudoos, Nawaz said, 'Peshawar is a true metropolis of orient and the legendry city has many secrets to share'.