farmstead

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noun farm·stead \ ˈfärm-ˌsted \

Definition of farmstead

:the buildings and adjacent service areas of a farm; broadly :a farm with its buildings

Examples of farmstead in a Sentence

  1. many of the area's proud, old farmsteads have been bulldozed by developers to make way for condominiums

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First Known Use of farmstead

1807

farmstead Synonyms

Synonyms
estate, farm, grange, ranch
Related Words
cropland, farmland, farmyard; farmhouse, hacienda, homestead, manor, plantation, spread; croft [chiefly British], smallholding [chiefly British], station, steading; garden, orchard

FARMSTEAD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of farmstead for English Language Learners

  • : a farm with its buildings



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