Definition of barnyard in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːnjɑːd


chiefly North American
  • The area of open ground around a barn; a farmyard: [as modifier]: a barnyard fowl
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    • Run-off from barnyards, cropland, feedlots, septic tanks, and intensively managed turf areas such as golf courses can introduce large quantities of organic matter and nutrients into a pond.
    • Farmers emptied their barnyards and built factory-size sheds in the rolling hills.
    • Proper grading and tiling can reduce wet barnyards.

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