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- adj. able to be tilled or ploughed; arable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being tilled; fit for the plow; arable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being tilled; arable; fit for the plow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
For the tillable parts, he figures he paid about $6,000 an acre.
Before bidding on that Michigan farm last summer, he visited five times to walk the property, which includes a house and land for commercial development as well as tillable fields.
About 5,000 of his 9,850 tillable acres are affected by the spillway, he said.
In the entire land, it is hard to find tillable land that is not already tilled; only sandy fields or stony hills, suitable at best for planting trees or vines and, even that after considerable work and expense in clearing and preparing them - only these remain unworked.
It is exceptionally dry, and so a distinguishing architectural feature is meticulous dry stone walls that shore up streets, buildings, and the steep terraces that make practically every bit of land tillable.
The war took its toll destroying an estimated 17% of tillable land, including open fields, olive, date, and other fruit orchards.
A Rodale Institute study projects that the planet's 3.5 billion tillable acres could sequester nearly 40 percent of current CO2 emissions if they were converted to "regenerative" organic agriculture practices.
The tillable land of India is today probably supporting the maximum number of people which it can maintain with the energy that is obtainable from it with existing practices.
Africa's subsistence farmers who already operate in marginal environments will face catastrophic consequences in terms of decreased tillable and pastoral lands.
Communal village ownership of tillable lands -- known as the ejido system -- was also established during the early Colonial Period.
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