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bottom land

noun, Physical Geography
1.
bottom (def 4).
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30, Americanism
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  • The general terrain in the area consists of low broken hills separated by creek and river bottom land.
  • Extensive flooding of low-lying areas and bottom land will occur.
  • The location of the mission in rather low bottom land has fortunately caused the situation to be much the reverse.
  • Deeper, darker colored soils may be expected on the bottom land.
  • Some flooding of low-lying areas, bottom land, and roads near the gage site can be expected.
  • Some flooding of low lying areas and bottom land can be expected.
  • Open bottom land and a few open ridge tops are scattered around the area.
  • They came seeking good bottom land and tidal river transportation.
  • The bottom land areas are usually quite flat and are in cultivation.
  • Some valuable bottom land had reverted from cropland to pasture due to floods.

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