cornfield

noun
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

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Drone footage shows the giant maze, which stretches across a 10-acre cornfield. Fox News, "Stunning Apollo 11 cornfield maze depicts Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the Moon," 10 July 2019 The areas will be seeded with pollinator-friendly plants to attract bees, butterflies and other pollinator species in addition to providing a filtering mechanism for nitrogen that comes from fertilizer placed on cornfields. USA TODAY, "Roller coaster ghost town, Alaska heat, rock hyrax pups: News from around our 50 states," 8 July 2019 And a series of explosions in trash receptacles, a cornfield and by a bowling alley, among other places, had shaken the town in September of the same year. Domenica Bongiovanni, Indianapolis Star, "Book about Burger Chef murders puts them in the context of Speedway crime spree," 11 July 2018 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

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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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