This cultivable land is Egypt proper; to it alone is applicable the ancient name—“the black land.”
So the wind, warm and scented and strong, swept over a black land, deserted and vacant.
It was a knight, and he was armed in black armour, and his name was ‘the Knight of the black land.’
Next morning she found herself looking out at the rough gray and black land of New Mexico.
It shoots up out of the black land and stands up in orderly rows.
Sir Walter Elliot states that a variety found in red soil is much redder in colour than that inhabiting the black land.
Then pretty soon there comes a sort of greenness on the black land and it swells and grows and, and—shivers.
(Coulter) Hunter: throughout the black land prairies; honey yield abundant, main source in State, good light honey.
In the ancient languages Egypt was called by a name signifying "black land."