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land drain

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Definition of land drain in English:

noun

A drain made of porous or perforated piping and placed in a gravel-filled trench, used for subsoil drainage.
Example sentences
  • We can't get vehicles up the hillside and if we go across our field it will destroy the land drain, which cost us 20,000, and their back gardens will be flooded.
  • The method of transferring the cream, by manipulating a grundy on the back of a van parked on a slope near a land drain was unsafe, and there had been no adequate risk assessment.
  • As underwater search teams began scouring a nearby watercourse - a land drain off Dane Park Road - land-based officers were searching the streets around Hotham Road North in west Hull.

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