dryland

[ drahy-land ]
/ ˈdraɪˌlænd /

noun

Often drylands. a tract of land having dry, often sandy soil, as on the floor of a valley: Acres of the drylands have been reclaimed by irrigation.

Origin of dryland

1175–1225; Middle English. See dry, -land
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