Definitions

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  • n. Land where grain is grown.

Etymologies

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grain +‎ land

Examples

  • The farmer of grainland in a country where slavery is un- known habitually retains only a small number of laborers in his service, and at seed-time and harvest he hires additional hands, who live at his cost for only a short period.

    Jena as de Tocqueville's "democracy" where Black Americans are a "threat" to Whites

  • The current amount of land used for grain is currently ~.11 ha/person 666.032 M ha grainland 2000.

    Francois and Dano on Agricultural Yields « Climate Audit

  • All looked so peaceful and happy, the rustling trees and the broad silent stretch of grainland, that it was difficult to realize that the spirit of murder lurked through it all.

    A Study in Scarlet

  • This ongoing shrinkage of grainland per person makes it difficult for the world's farmers to feed the 70 million people added to the world population each year.

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  • Expanding world population has cut the grainland per person in half, from 0.23 hectares in 1950 to 0.10 hectares in 2007.

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  • This ongoing shrinkage of grainland per person makes it difficult for the world's farmers to feed the 70 million people added to world population each year.

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  • This ongoing shrinkage of grainland per person makes it difficult for the world’s farmers to feed the 70 million people added to world population each year.

    When Population Growth and Resource Availability Collide

  • "But how," asked Publius Rutilius Rufus as he and Marius strolled the few short paces to Marius’s house after the Senate had been dismissed, "are you going to reconcile the grainland owners to this decree?

    The First Man in Rome

  • He didn’t give the few big grainland-owning senators time to protest; he swept on to his peroration.

    The First Man in Rome

  • "Until I can give our grainland farmers their source of labor back in the form of German slaves, they must look for other labor than Italian debt slaves.

    The First Man in Rome

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