brownfield

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noun, often attributive brown·field \ˈbrau̇n-ˌfē(ə)ld\

Definition of brownfield

  1. :  a tract of land that has been developed for industrial purposes, polluted, and then abandoned

1977

First Known Use of brownfield

1977


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brownfield

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noun brown·field \ˈbrau̇n-ˌfēld\

Legal Definition of brownfield

  1. :  a tract of land that has been developed for industrial purposes, polluted, and then abandoned


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