cornfield

noun
corn·​field | \ ˈkȯrn-ˌfēld How to pronounce cornfield (audio) \

Definition of cornfield

: a field in which corn is grown

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The boys were found unresponsive in an irrigation ditch near a cornfield. Christine Pelisek, PEOPLE.com, "Calif. Mom Accused of Killing 12-Year-Old Son She Tried to Drown Before When He Was a Baby," 1 July 2019 The town has one main street and is surrounded by cornfields. John Blake, CNN, "What it's like to be a white woman named LaKiesha," 15 June 2019 By Kyle Swenson | The Washington Post The cemetery sits off a lonely two-lane road, tucked between cornfields and the occasional house screened from passing traffic by thick clumps of trees. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, "A newborn was left to die 26 years ago. A mother’s arrest has led to baffling new questions.," 10 June 2019 The cemetery sits off a lonely two-lane road, tucked between cornfields and the occasional house screened from passing traffic by thick clumps of trees. Kyle Swenson, Washington Post, "A newborn was left to die 26 years ago. A mother’s arrest has led to baffling new questions.," 10 June 2019 However, Wilson then parked and ran into a cornfield. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "Flake & Co. try to tame partisan wildfire," 28 Sep. 2018 Here, Zou is far from his family’s cornfields in the eastern province of Anhui, far from the bustle of his old workspace with 100 or so people. Danielle Paquette, The Seattle Times, "Robots at Chinese e-commerce giant making workers obsolete," 10 Sep. 2018 In an interview conducted mostly over email, Pickett told IndyStar about Brik's keen nose, unflappable work ethic and intense hatred of cornfields. Vic Ryckaert, Indianapolis Star, "Deputy Jacob Pickett and his K-9 partner were inseparable," 6 Mar. 2018 When a body believed to be Tibbetts was found in a cornfield on Tuesday, CNN, People, the New York Post, and Fox News all reported the news. Anna North, Vox, "A young woman disappeared in Iowa. Here’s why President Trump got involved.," 23 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of cornfield

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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cornfield

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cornfield

: a field in which corn is grown

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