farmstead

noun
farm·​stead | \ ˈfärm-ˌsted How to pronounce farmstead (audio) \

Definition of farmstead

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

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Examples of farmstead in a Sentence

many of the area's proud, old farmsteads have been bulldozed by developers to make way for condominiums
Recent Examples on the Web Garip spends most of her time out of her pen and has never tried to run away from Mirzan's farmstead. Ergin Yildiz And Robert Badendieck, Star Tribune, "Turkish man strikes up 37-year friendship with swan," 8 Feb. 2021 Officers established a perimeter at Hazelden and K-9 Stryker searched a nearby farmstead, where the suspect was hiding on top of a hay bale. Kim Hyatt, Star Tribune, "Maplewood truck thief hid in hay bale after chases, K-9 fight, police say," 11 Jan. 2021 The Giacomini family—which has owned the farmstead for 60 years—suffered another blow when their summer reopening was cut short by the fires, one of which—the Woodward Fire—burned just five miles away. Angela Decenzo, Travel, "How California’s cheese trail avoided a meltdown," 11 Dec. 2020 Those who make the trip can walk the farmstead grounds and take photos that can be posted on social media using the hashtag #TheGreeneBarn. chicagotribune.com, "Naperville News Digest: Greene Barn’s illuminated for the holiday; library’s winter reading contest starts Monday; Kubinski named fire chief in Killeen, Texas," 10 Dec. 2020 Families can tour the grounds, feed the chickens and check out the educational displays around the farmstead such as the working blacksmith shop. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 26 Nov. 2020 Visit a farmstead in Eagan, settled in the 1870s by the Holz family. Star Tribune, "Our ultimate guide to holiday entertainment: 15 ideas to make your season bright," 20 Nov. 2020 Families can tour the grounds, feed the chickens and check out the educational displays around the farmstead such as the working blacksmith shop. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "Fun things to do in November in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 6 Nov. 2020 Families can tour the grounds, feed the chickens and check out the educational displays around the farmstead such as the working blacksmith shop. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 29 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of farmstead

1743, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of farmstead was in 1743

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19 Feb 2021

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“Farmstead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/farmstead. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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farmstead

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English Language Learners Definition of farmstead

: a farm with its buildings

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