Definition of sheep run in English:

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sheep run

noun

(Especially in Australia) an extensive tract of land on which sheep are pastured.
Example sentences
  • A lover of the Canterbury countryside, in 1921 he bought his own farm - Irishman Creek Station, a sheep run of 10.000 hectares near Lake Tekapo in the remote Mackenzie country.
  • On the basis that the average sheep run carries 20-50 rams, the union estimates farmers could sedate for a top figure of $25 a session.
  • The new Italian state rushed through legislation allowing capitalist landlords to buy up the common lands and sheep runs (previously protected by law) which covered much of inland Puglia.

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