reclaimed land

reclaimed land
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reclaimed land UK US noun [U]
ENVIRONMENT, PROPERTY land that was under the sea or was in a very poor condition, but has been improved so that it can be used for farming or building on: »

The houses are built on reclaimed land near Lantau Island.


In this former mining area much of the development is on reclaimed land.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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