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Word: fallow

Definition: (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated


Sentences Containing 'fallow'

According to some sources celibacy was required in the Shamash temples, or at the least they had to remain childless, which is reflected in the meaning of the word "nadītu" - "the fallow".
Adjacent to the nature museum is a large wildlife preserve that houses bison, red deer, fallow deer, yak, wild boar and argali.
After each period of activity, Rangel would isolate himself from the world at his hacienda, with a fresh flurry of activity at the end of these fallow periods.
An acre of potatoes is cultivated with less expense than an acre of wheat; the fallow, which generally precedes the sowing of wheat, more than compensating the hoeing and other extraordinary culture which is always given to potatoes.
As I saw no manure, I judged that they meant to skim the land, as I had done, thinking the soil was deep and had lain fallow long enough.
For crops 51.6% single-crop, 38.7% double-crop and 9.7% triple-crop; fallow 521 hectares.
For example, in Japan, an application is published at 18 months after the priority date, but otherwise the application lies fallow until the applicant demands examination, up to seven years after filing.
It grows in sunny, sandy or rocky lands, in grassland soils, on roadside, in fallow lands and in dry places, at an altitude of above sea level.
It is common in dry deciduous forests, scrub and fallow lands and found throughout the year.
Land use Cultivable land 9983.81 hectares, fallow land 3247.33 hectares; single crop 59%, double crop 29% and treble crop land 12%.
Pasture animals include a llamas, goats, equine, pot-belly pigs, ostrich, emu, rhea, and fallow deer.
The carucate was based on the area a plough team of eight oxen could till in a single annual season (usually but not always excluding its suitability for winter vegetables and desirability to remain fallow in crop rotation).
The common grazing on the fallow, the unfertilized Allmend and the stubble fields, and the lack of winter feeding offered only a meager food.
The lot included: one house, a yard, a barn, a stable, a sheep farm, girding wall, garden, 18 ha of cropland, 24 ha of wild and fallow land and 7.06 ha of meadowland.
The majority are fallow deer (numbering around 230); red deer (about 60) and the non-native Père David's Deer (about 30) were introduced in the 1990s, the latter as part of a breeding programme.
The place lay fallow until 1989 when the property, comprising , was assigned to the "Storfjordens Venner" (The Friends of the Great Fjord) foundation, which has rehabilitated the buildings and the cultivated landscape.
When God poured down from the clouds of Will on the barren earth, he thereby sent down this water and it mixed with the fallow soil.

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