benchland

noun
bench·​land | \ ˈbench-ˌland How to pronounce benchland (audio) \

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Hahn was one of a small group of vintners to begin making high-quality wines in the 1970s in the Santa Lucia Highlands, a 12-mile stretch of benchland along the Salinas River. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, "Nicky Hahn, Central Coast wine pioneer, dies at 81," 8 Mar. 2018

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circa 1827, in the meaning defined above

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