CULTIVATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of cultivation
Definition:
n. production of food by preparing the land to grow crops
n. act or practice of tilling land and preparing it for crops; the agricultural management of land; husbandry in general
n. improvement of land for or by agriculture; state of being cultivated or used for agriculture
Example:
The course will also consider whole new ways of growing fruit that own-root cultivation might offer.
Universities are connected to the societies that sustain them; but these connections are relationships that require cultivation, not by the university public relations office but by academics themselves.
The village of Meliandou sits deep within the Guinean forest region, surrounded by towering reeds and oil palm cultivations.
Sentence in Classic:
Lands gone out of cultivation, overgrown with weeds, or divided among the peasants, and where millions of bushels were raised you get a hundred thousand; the wealth of the country has decreased.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Herein lay the spring of the mechanical art and mystery of educating the reason without stooping to the cultivation of the sentiments and affections.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
But to make plain what I mean when I speak of gentlemen, I say that those are so to be styled who live in opulence and idleness on the revenues of their estates, without concerning themselves with the cultivation of these estates, or incurring any other fatigue for their support.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
He is an Englishman, and in the midst of national and professional prejudices, unsoftened by cultivation, retains some of the noblest endowments of humanity.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
He was ingenious; he had forestalled Soulange Bodin in the formation of little clumps of earth of heath mould, for the cultivation of rare and precious shrubs from America and China.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Collins invited them to take a stroll in the garden, which was large and well laid out, and to the cultivation of which he attended himself.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
She knew every farmer for miles about: how much land he had under cultivation, how many cattle he was feeding, what his liabilities were.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
It was rumored that she was an object of almost paternal interest to one of the principal composers of the day, who excited her to spare no pains in the cultivation of her voice, which might hereafter prove a source of wealth and independence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
It had been built by an earlier settler, and abandoned, because the soil about it was too sterile for cultivation, while its comparative remoteness put it out of the sphere of that social activity which already marked the habits of the emigrants.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
In Washington the military governor, at the urgent appeal of the superintendent, opened confiscated estates to the cultivation of the fugitives, and there in the shadow of the dome gathered black farm villages.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
His heart was exactly where yours, sir, and mine could be brought, with proper effort and cultivation.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context