Definition of church land in English:

church land

noun

historical
  • Land belonging to the church, or to a particular church. Also as a count noun (usually in plural).

Origin

Old English. From church + land. Compare Old Frisian tzerklond, Old Saxon kiricland (Middle Low German kerkelant), Old Icelandic kirkjuland.

Pronunciation

church land

/ˈtʃəːtʃ land/