Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Cultivable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Cultivable.

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  • adjective cultivable

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  • adjective (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively

Etymologies

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cultivate +‎ -able

Examples

  • He observed that cooling often coincided with dynastic crises in China, when the Mongolian nomads of the northern steppe tended to intrude southward.28 By contrast, Han society, which was based on the irrigation of low-lying plains, had historically thrived during warmer eras when the area of cultivatable land pushed north.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • He observed that cooling often coincided with dynastic crises in China, when the Mongolian nomads of the northern steppe tended to intrude southward.28 By contrast, Han society, which was based on the irrigation of low-lying plains, had historically thrived during warmer eras when the area of cultivatable land pushed north.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • He observed that cooling often coincided with dynastic crises in China, when the Mongolian nomads of the northern steppe tended to intrude southward.28 By contrast, Han society, which was based on the irrigation of low-lying plains, had historically thrived during warmer eras when the area of cultivatable land pushed north.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • In order to adapt, we will have to work together to create community-based collectives, which will prove increasingly easy to do since, owing to the lack of multinationals, global expansion has decreased to the point of not only preserving the last of the cultivatable land but creating more of it -- after all, global warming is no longer an issue and the environment is thriving.

    Thomas Stern: A Kick in the Career: Bailout, Bailout, Who's Got the Bailout?

  • Egypt's cultivatable and inhabitable land makes up a tiny percentage of its total land surface.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The cultivatable area grew from 4.8 million to 5.7 million feddans (1 feddan is equal to 1.038 acres).

    1876, April

  • Eventually, farms spread across all the islands, of which there were six that boasted cultivatable land.

    A Triumph of Souls

  • Tanzania had 40 million hectares of cultivatable land, but was able to plough only six million.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The observations suggest that a similar integration of control measures is needed during this transitional period that bridges the time-span between forested land and the cultivatable fields of a permanent agriculture.

    1. Designing integrated pest management for sustainable and productive futures.

  • Her 6,000,000 peasant proprietors are the owners of nearly all her cultivatable soil, which is worth, on an average, $160 per acre.

    If Not Silver, What?

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