caneland

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cane +‎ land

Noun[edit]

caneland (plural canelands)

  1. Land used for the growing of sugar cane.
    • 1984, B W Higman, Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, 1807-1834
      According to William McMahon's map of 1828, 44 percent of the island was caneland.
    • 1965, Lawrence Alan Eyre, Land and Population in the Sugar Belt of Jamaica
      This reflects a considerable local migration from the peasant areas of the parish into the canelands.