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terrain

See also: Terrain and tèrrain

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French terrain, from Latin terrenum (land, ground), neuter of terrenus (consisting of earth), from terra (earth).

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NounEdit

terrain (plural terrains)

  1. (geology) A single, distinctive rock formation; an area having a preponderance of a particular rock or group of rocks.
  2. An area of land or the particular features of it.

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  • terrain in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin terranum, from Latin terrenum.

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  • (file)

NounEdit

terrain m (plural terrains)

  1. ground, landscape, terrain
    Un nouveau terrain de football a été aménagé l'an dernier.

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin terranum, from Latin terrenum.

NounEdit

terrain m (plural terrains)

  1. (Puter, Vallader) land, soil
  2. (Puter) country, land

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  • (country, land):
    • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) pajais