- 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
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Mr. Dryland, the curate, had already proposed to Mary, and she had refused him.
This morning Mr. Dryland called and asked for a private interview with Mary.
In the middle stood the choir, the brass band, and Mr. Dryland.
Mr. Dryland, from his superior height, beamed down on James.
Mr. Dryland had wished to compose an ode especially for the occasion.