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provision land

[DAE idem, good land for crops 18251 n. rich, black loam used for raising crops: 1905 The Bahama Black Loam, or "provision" land, as it is locally known ... [is] used mostly for the production of the subsistence crops (Shattuck 157-9). (San Sal.)

Tags: agriculture, geography, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-22 01:05
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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