from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Land suitable for grazing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. land used for grazing animals
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock; pasture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Land appropriated to pasture.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
The shepherd stands on a hill and looks out over the pastureland, which is full of sheep and goats and cows.
Local authorities appear to have quelled the protests, which erupted last week after a Mongolian herder was killed by a coal truck driven by a member of China's dominant Han ethnic group as a group of herders sought to block a convoy from crossing pastureland.
The crisp green lettuce, cucumbers, and squash were memories of lost pastureland.
Intending to raise the baby himself, but not possessing of the means to do so, the shepherd gives it to a fellow shepherd from a distant land, who spends the summers sharing pastureland with his flocks.
May : Thousands of Mongolian herders protest after a Chinese truck driver runs over and kills a Mongolian herder trying to protect pastureland.
Authorities are also struggling with continuing ethnic tensions, illustrated last month when hundreds of Mongolian students protested in the northern region of Inner Mongolia after a truck driver from the ethnic Han Chinese majority run over and killed a Mongolian herder trying to stop coal convoys crossing pastureland.
Landowners along the river said they were unsure what steps to take with damaged pastureland, but there were fewer complaints about Exxon Mobil's response to the spill than a similar meeting last week.
A documentary of unspeakable beauty, Sweetgrass follows the last group of modern-day cowboys as they lead their flocks of sheep up to their summer pastureland in the Absaroka-Beartooth mountains of Montana.
I am driving through flat pastureland on a rough county road that is mostly dirt, the protective gravel long ago squirted into ditches by speeding ranch trucks.
Health restrictions are still in place at some UK farms after radioactive caesium from the plant blew over and contaminated pastureland.