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Definition of Farm

Farm

  1. The rent of land, -- originally paid by reservation of part of its products.
  2. The term or tenure of a lease of land for cultivation; a leasehold.
  3. The land held under lease and by payment of rent for the purpose of cultivation.
  4. Any tract of land devoted to agricultural purposes, under the management of a tenant or the owner.
  5. A district of country leased (or farmed) out for the collection of the revenues of government.
  6. A lease of the imposts on particular goods; as, the sugar farm, the silk farm.
  7. To lease or let for an equivalent, as land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.
  8. To give up to another, as an estate, a business, the revenue, etc., on condition of receiving in return a percentage of what it yields; as, to farm the taxes.
  9. To take at a certain rent or rate.
  10. To devote (land) to agriculture; to cultivate, as land; to till, as a farm.
  11. To engage in the business of tilling the soil; to labor as a farmer.

Farm Quotations

Being an old farm boy myself, chickens coming home to roost never did make me sad; they've always made me glad.
Malcolm X

My mother was born on a tiny farm in County Mayo. She was meant to stay at home and look after the farm while her brother and sister got an education. However, she came to England on a visit and never went back.
Julie Walters

Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

The simple life on the farm was everything to me. Nothing was more relaxing after a long plane flight than to reach the winding driveway that led up to my house. The quiet of the night was more soothing than a sleeping pill.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Clean, tasty, real foods do not come processed in boxes or bags; they come from the earth, the sea, the field, or the farm.
Suzanne Somers
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Farm Translations

farm in Afrikaans is plaas, boereplaas
farm in Dutch is agrarisch
farm in Finnish is vuokrata maata, vuokrasopimus, maatila
farm in French is domaine, affermer, afferment, affermez, affermons
farm in German is Farm, Bauernhof
farm in Italian is fattoria
farm in Latin is ager (agri)
farm in Portuguese is granja, fazenda
farm in Spanish is agrario, granja, finca
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