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marchlands

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːtʃləndz
 
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Definition of marchlands in English:

plural noun

(Chiefly in historical contexts) an area of land on the border between two countries or territories.
Example sentences
  • The march-lands and the countryside may have formulated the ideology of nationalism.
  • The increased costs of the new governor and garrison far outstripped the profits of the wasted marchlands confiscated from Kildare and the Church.
  • Conditions were very different in the marchlands beyond the Pale and still more so in the Irish areas.

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