One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounAustralian, NZ
Land used or suitable for the raising of sheep or cattle.‘we were passing through rich grazing country’
- ‘A patchwork of paddocks and grazing country made up the farm that she had built up over a lifetime from the original property that her mother had worked so hard to buy.’
- ‘The absolutely flat landscape alternates between scattered woodland, grazing country, and enormous wheat paddocks.’
- ‘We have a matched set of woodland fragments in grazing country around that plantation which won't change.’
- ‘It's been a long time since he described this as the best grazing country he'd seen anywhere in the world.’
- ‘North of the highway it's a regular river, winding its way through increasingly high hills, through orchard and grazing country and natural forest.’
- ‘We are now in the sheep grazing country, driving up to a back paddock on Bob and Bruce's property, which borders the national park.’
- ‘It is on the level prairie, and is surrounded by an excellent grazing country.’
- ‘A classic trade is the sale of water licences from grazing country to grape country.’
- ‘Cattle are at risk of starving to death in the wake of bush fires that have burned out grazing country.’
- ‘Water is moving, permanently to the wine industry and frequently away from grazing country.’
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