Often, drylands. a tract of land having dry, often sandy soil, as on the floor of a valley:
Acres of the drylands have been reclaimed by irrigation.
noun 1. a mode of farming, practiced in regions of slight or insufficient rainfall, that relies mainly on tillage methods rendering the soil more receptive of moisture and on the selection of suitable crops.
noun 1. a law prohibiting the manufacture or sale of alcoholic beverages. noun 1. (mainly US) a law prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages
- Dry lightning
noun 1. (US) lightning produced by a thunderstorm that is unaccompanied by rain
noun, Agriculture. 1. a fenced-in area that is free of vegetation and is used for the containment, feeding, and fattening of livestock.