Definition of grazing district in English:

grazing district


  • An area in which the main industry is farming sheep or cattle.

    ‘they farmed in the fine grazing districts of the south-east’
    • ‘It is the only newspaper in the rich farming and grazing district in the northwest of New South Wales.’
    • ‘It forces the bureau to first declare that lands within grazing districts are no longer "chiefly valuable for grazing" before allowing a permit to be retired.’
    • ‘Cooperative grazing districts should be assisted to prevent the overstocking of their lands.’
    • ‘In the fine farming and grazing districts of the continent's south-eastern corner, the climate was relatively favourable.’
    • ‘The federal grazing district in Vegas was established in 1936, and the Bureau of Land Management was established in 1946.’
    • ‘The legislation of 1934 eventually established grazing districts and a permit system on about 165 million acres of federal land.’
    • ‘There was a prime grazing district in the Cape of Good Hope which he was offering to lease to the highest bidder.’
    • ‘They formed associations that manned line camps, where the "line" was the property line between customary grazing districts.’
    • ‘He conveyed the impression that the new grazing districts somehow conferred range rights.’
    • ‘The act was supposed to conserve the rangelands by establishing grazing districts, but the districts were put under control of boards dominated by landed stockmen.’