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bottom land

noun, Physical Geography.
1.
bottom (def 4).
Origin of bottom land
1720-1730
1720-30, Americanism
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  • His place was located in the bottom-land along a small creek.

    Mystery Ranch Arthur Chapman
  • Seated in his saddle he takes a survey of the bottom-land below.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • In much less time than it has taken to record the fact, that little piece of bottom-land was crowded with wolves, deer, and men.

    Oak Openings James Fenimore Cooper
  • Clancy casts his eye across the plain, then back towards the bottom-land.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • Slowly, for the bottom-land is in some places heavily timbered, and the road requires clearing for the waggons.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • So the plow was put into the bottom-land Wednesday—and put in deep.

    Hiram The Young Farmer Burbank L. Todd
  • In the confusion of his senses, his fancy exaggerates his fears, and he almost dreads to look back across the bottom-land.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • But Hiram was not at all sure that he would ever see a celery crop in this bottom-land.

    Hiram The Young Farmer Burbank L. Todd
  • Nothing living could be seen along the scant levels of the bottom-land.

  • Husking corn, Miss, with Henry Pollock, down on the bottom-land.

    Hiram The Young Farmer Burbank L. Todd

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