Definition of stockyard in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈstɒkjɑːd


North American
A large yard containing pens and sheds in which livestock is kept and sorted: I went to work at the stockyards
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  • A total of 192 heifer calves (three trials) were purchased during a 2-to 3-wk period from local stockyards.
  • The waste produced by industrial concentrations of animals in stockyards and factory farms continues to strain sewage facilities.
  • The plant would be built in the city's stockyards area and eventually employ about 1,000 people.

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