wheat·​land | \ ˈ(h)wēt-ˌland How to pronounce wheatland (audio) \

Definition of wheatland

: land used or suitable for growing wheat

Examples of wheatland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Concierge Kevin had worked aboard the train for at least a dozen years, and even the hours and hours of dry wheatlands stirred him. Los Angeles Times, "On Canada’s Via Rail, a return to the older — and let’s be honest, better — way of traveling," 17 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of wheatland

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Wheatland.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheatland. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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