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

Examples of blackland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Weaving a long figure-eight across Spring Creek and through bottomland forest and native blackland prairie remnants, these trails make for great nature and wildlife viewing opportunities and for hiking or biking. Dallas News, 24 May 2021 White Rock Lake Park is also home to some of the last few remnants of the blackland prairie, complete with great wildflower and wildlife viewing opportunities. Dallas News, 24 May 2021 Hope was part of a blackland prairie known as the Prairie De Roan. Rex Nelson, Arkansas Online, 10 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of blackland

1803, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of blackland was in 1803

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“Blackland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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