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- n. arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
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O’ikoumènes chóra was long a name for the civilized, cultivated land of the Greeks, as opposed to the wild country of the barbarians.
We walked all down the valley of the Proni Thaat, a strip of cultivated land sown with maize and tobacco, flanked by grey, grim Karst, which nought but centuries of foresting can hope to tame.
From the absence of enclosures, cultivated land of any size might be termed a field.