Sentence Examples

  • Only 4% of all arable land in the country is unproductive (in Great Britain 15%).
  • Arable land and gardens occupy 55.6% of the area, meadows and pastures 12.9%, forests 21.7%, and the rest is mostly waste.
  • Although 43.4% of the total area is arable land, the soil is only of moderate fertility and does not satisfy the wants of this thickly-populated province.
  • The "sulky" or riding plough is little known in the United Kingdom, but on the larger arable tracts of other countries where quick work is essential and the character of the surface permits, it is in general use.
  • The arable land in Livonia covered 15.28% in 1866, 16.52% in 1881, 26.65% in 1911.

How would you define arable? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus