greenfield

[ green-feeld ]
/ ˈgrinˌfild /
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noun

an undeveloped or agricultural tract of land that is a potential site for industrial or urban development.

Nearby words

  1. greene, graham,
  2. greene, nathanael,
  3. greene, robert,
  4. greenery,
  5. greeneville,
  6. greenfield park,
  7. greenfield's disease,
  8. greenfinch,
  9. greenfish,
  10. greenfly

Greenfield

[ green-feeld ]
/ ˈgrinˌfild /

noun

a city in SE Wisconsin, near Milwaukee.
a city in NW Massachusetts.
a town in central Indiana.
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British Dictionary definitions for greenfield

greenfield

/ (ˈɡriːnˌfiːld) /

noun

(modifier) denoting or located in a rural area which has not previously been built onnew factories were erected on greenfield sites
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Science definitions for greenfield

greenfield

[ grēnfēld ]

A piece of usually semirural property that is undeveloped except for agricultural use, especially one considered as a site for expanding urban development. Compare brownfield.
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