pasturage

noun
pas·​tur·​age | \ ˈpas-chə-rij How to pronounce pasturage (audio) \

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Synonyms

lea (or ley), pasture, range

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Examples of pasturage in a Sentence

put the cows out on the back pasturage

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Except for some lands offering timber or pasturage, the far greater part of the land west of the line was by itself essentially not farmable. Johnforristerross, Longreads, "Taming the Great American Desert," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of pasturage

circa 1522, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pasturage was circa 1522

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