plot of ground


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Synonyms for plot of ground

a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation

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This poverty must be chiefly owing to the feudal-like system on which the land is tilled: the landowner gives a small plot of ground to the labourer for building on and cultivating, and in return has his services (or those of a proxy) for every day of his life, without any wages.
It was here, then, I thought, looking round at that plot of ground of deplorable banality, that their acquaintance will begin and go on in the exchange of generous indignations and of extreme sentiments, too poignant, perhaps, for a non-Russian mind to conceive.
There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.
The cemetery is left in a natural state and over time native forbs and grasses have grown in the sunny, open plot of ground.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR INCUMBRANCERS (MORTGAGE SUIT) THE HIGH COURT RECORD NUMBER 2005/140SP BETWEEN JOSEPH DOWLING PLAINTIFF AND JOSEPH DELANEY DEFENDANT Pursuant to an order of the High Court made in the above entitled suit all persons claiming to be incumbrancers affecting the interest of the defendant in a plot of ground being part of the townland of Keelough, Glebe and Barony of Clarmallagh containing 15.
Pinsky, who grew up in "not the greatest part of Long Branch" and now lives in western Massachusetts, realized after he moved to California that he missed the Garden State's speech patterns and sarcasm; Springsteen dreamed of getting out of New Jersey as a youth but later came to find meaning in "a certain plot of ground, a certain place" after his work became more introspective.
Further, the Museum of Westward Expansion recently displayed local artist Sheila Harris' exhibit of riverfront building paintings from the 1930s which illustrated the history of the area and the plot of ground where the Arch is, Moore said.
The Expert Vegetable Notebook - for those of us who have been around for a few years, the original version of this Dr Hessayon book, published in the 1970s, was a must-have book to help you record your successes and failures in the vegetable garden, gradually building up a picture of what does well and what does not on your plot of ground.
But spread over a large plot of ground, every square foot of which is sprouting weeds, it is a different picture.
This plot of ground facing the waters of this inlet is dedicated to the living presence of Emily Dickinson Wellcome who was born in England; married; lost her husband and with her five year old son sailed for New York in a two-master; was driven to the Azores; tan adrift on Fire Island shoal, met her second husband in a Brooklyn boarding house, went with him to Puerto Rico bore three more children, lost her second husband, lived hard for eight years in St.
Royal Avenue Properties, a limited liability company located in Bend, got the go-ahead to divide a 30-acre plot of ground flanking Royal Avenue between Greenhill Road and Terry Street in west Eugene's Bethel area into 177 residential lots.
The Stark County, Ohio, Health Department has announced plans to issue a demolition materials transfer site permit to a company out of New Jersey that will be operating on a two-acre plot of ground in Louisville's industrial park, according to a report in the Alliance Review (Alliance, Ohio).
When science students Boris Alfaro and Jimmy Martinez looked out at the 60-foot-by-60-foot plot of ground situated behind Wilbur Wright College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, near the campus parking garage, next to neat rows of new condominiums, they saw much more than just fenced-in weeds.