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newground

[noo-ground, nyoo-] /ˈnuˌgraʊnd, ˈnyu-/
noun, South Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
a tract of land recently cleared for cultivation.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25, Americanism; new + ground1
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  • The breaking of the root-infested newground land proved no easy task.

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