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

Definition of cornfield

: a field in which corn is grown

Examples of cornfield in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Costner plays Ray Kinsella, an Iowa farmer who hears voices in his cornfield telling him to build a baseball field. Diana Lambdin Meyer Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 30 July 2021 The plane crashed at around 11 p.m. Saturday in a cornfield approximately 40 miles west of the city of Kavala, the official said. New York Times, 17 July 2022 More than a month after Mollie vanished, authorities found her body in a rural cornfield. Dateline Nbc, NBC News, 15 July 2022 My family first lived in a one-story house next to a walnut orchard and a cornfield in Northern California. Marc Myers, WSJ, 31 May 2022 After nearly 80 years, a watch that was taken by a Nazi soldier during World War II, lost in a cornfield and later hidden in a clock on a farm in Belgium has been returned to the grandchildren of its maker. Claire Moses,, 16 Apr. 2022 The Yankees and White Sox are playing at a temporary stadium in the middle of a cornfield at the Field of Dreams movie site, the first Major League Baseball game held in Iowa. Compiled Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 21 Feb. 2022 With less interest in bouquets, a cornfield with long, green stalks shot up on Jim Korn's garage – a tribute to Indiana’s summer scene. Rachel Fradette, The Indianapolis Star, 18 Apr. 2022 How the watch traveled from Louis Overstrijd in Rotterdam to a cornfield in the Flemish part of Belgium is not entirely known, but Snijders has reconstructed the journey. Claire Moses,, 16 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of cornfield

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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10 Aug 2022

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“Cornfield.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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