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

Examples of benchland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Cain Concept comes from benchland, rather than mountain, fruit. Esther Mobley,, 13 Sep. 2016 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, 8 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1827, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of benchland was circa 1827

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“Benchland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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