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black land

[US, land having a black soil DAE] n. rich inland soil containing humus: But now the crab they start a-walking in the black land in the night (San Sal.). cf. RED LAND, WHITE LAND (Gen.)

Tags: geography, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-07 12:05
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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