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city farm Line breaks: city farm

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of city farm in English:


chiefly British
A farm established within an urban area for educational purposes.
Example sentences
  • Originally it was a Welsh National Opera prop which went to a city farm in Cardiff before coming to new pastures in Pembrokeshire.
  • Okay, it's true that she is always whisking the children off to horrible places - Madame Tussaud's, or a city farm somewhere - but, even so, I hardly have a minute to myself.
  • Except what you can't see in the picture are the faceless council estates all around, and you can't smell the pigs grunting on the city farm over the road.
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