blackland

noun
black·​land | \ ˈblak-ˌland How to pronounce blackland (audio) \

Definition of blackland

1 : a heavy sticky black soil such as that covering large areas in Texas
2 blacklands plural : a region of blackland

First Known Use of blackland

1803, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Blackland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blackland. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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