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Variant of lea.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Agriculture) arable land put down to grass; grassland or pastureland
2. (Physical Geography) Also called: ley line a line joining two prominent points in the landscape, thought to be the line of a prehistoric track
[C14: variant of lea1]
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|Noun||1.||ley - a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock|
cow pasture - a pasture for cows
grassland - land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life
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