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bottom land

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noun Physical Geography.
  1. bottom(def 4).
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Origin of bottom land

An Americanism dating back to 1720–30
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Examples from the Web for bottom land

Historical Examples

  • Altogether unlike is the bottom-land bordering upon the river.

    The Death Shot

    Mayne Reid

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

    The Death Shot

    Mayne Reid

  • Clancy casts his eye across the plain, then back towards the bottom-land.

    The Death Shot

    Mayne Reid

  • His place was located in the bottom-land along a small creek.

    Mystery Ranch

    Arthur Chapman

  • So the plow was put into the bottom-land Wednesday—and put in deep.

    Hiram The Young Farmer

    Burbank L. Todd