One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The clearance of forested land for (usually short-term) agricultural purposes; especially such an event as evidenced by sudden changes in pollen spectra.
1950s; earliest use found in Friedrich Eberhard Zeuner (1905–1963). From Danish landnam occupation of land; compare landnám.
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