land under cultivation or capable of being cultivated: to protect valuable farmland from erosion.

1630–40; farm + land Unabridged
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farmland (ˈfɑːmˌlænd)
land used or suitable for farming

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Example sentences
Berry has criticized the environmental movement for separating wilderness from
  farmland in its conservation campaigns.
The drive to the fair went through beautiful rolling farmland, not along a
  congested freeway.
Squeezing more output from farmland is possible thanks to new grain varieties,
  chemical fertilizers, mechanization and irrigation.
In either case, clear-cutting for farmland has led to deforestation at an
  alarmingly quickening rate.
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