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greenfield

1

[ green-feeld ]

noun

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


Greenfield

2

[ green-feeld ]

noun

  1. a city in SE Wisconsin, near Milwaukee.
  2. a city in NW Massachusetts.
  3. a town in central Indiana.

greenfield

/ ˈɡriːnˌfiːld /

noun

  1. modifier denoting or located in a rural area which has not previously been built on

    new factories were erected on greenfield sites



greenfield

/ grēnfēld /

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of greenfield1

First recorded in 1940–45 as an adjective; current sense dates from 2000–05; green ( def ) + field ( def )

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Example Sentences

As the sun started to descend, I climbed up Poet’s Seat Tower in Greenfield, the byway’s eastern terminus.

She then complained to the moderator that Greenfield had not been posed the same question.

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Polls show the race basically tied or Greenfield with a slight lead.

So VinFast started from a greenfield, and that of course is a big challenge, it makes it very difficult.

At age 15, Martin Greenfield was sent to Auschwitz by the Nazis and separated from his family forever.

“This is what you call perseverance, ladies and gentlemen,” Greenfield said.

Darci Brown, owner of a car dealership in Greenfield, Mass., has bred dogs as a hobby for 30 years.

Filmmaker Lauren Greenfield examines the negative connotation of the phrase and turns it into an affirmation.

Rebecca Greenfield at the Atlantic Wire called it the “picture perfect symbol for gay marriage.”

Indian battle at Turner's falls, on Connecticut river above Greenfield.

"We have a grandfather in Greenfield," spoke up the youngest child before his sister could clap her hand over his mouth.

There was a saloon-keeper brought from Greenfield to H—— to be tried under the Adair law.

Yet though Frawley felt certain of Greenfield's objective, he did not at once strike for the Argentine.

A waiter sidled up and took the order that Greenfield gave without hesitation.

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