Nichols terrace

noun
Nich·​ols terrace | \ ˈnikəlz- \

Definition of Nichols terrace

: a broad-channel terrace with a wide bank constructed along a contour usually on gently sloping land

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History and Etymology for Nichols terrace

after Mark L. Nichols, born 1888 American agricultural engineer

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“Nichols terrace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nichols%20terrace. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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