Federal Land Bank Associations (Flbas)

Business / Agriculture / Federal Land Bank Associations (Flbas): Institutions within the Farm Credit System that take applications for and service long-term real estate loans for the Farm Credit Banks, but do not have direct lending authority.

Other Words for Land

Land Verb Synonyms: dirt, earth, soil, turf, sod, loam, mould
Land Noun Synonyms: earth, (solid) ground, terra firma

Legal Bankruptcy

Business / Finance / Legal Bankruptcy: A legal proceeding for liquidating or reorganizing a business. MORE

Left Bank

Life Style / Wine / Left Bank: A collective term for the communes of the left bank of the Gironde in Bordeaux. For more information, see my guide to Bordeaux wine. MORE

Landwein (Germany, Austria)

Life Style / Wine / Landwein (Germany, Austria): The equivalent of French vin de pays, although whereas there are many enjoyable bottles of vin de pays, this is less likely to be true of landwein! MORE

Leyland Cypress

Life Style / Christmas Trees / Leyland Cypress: The name Leyland cypress is used to describe a group of trees where all the members are sterile hybrids. There are no naturally occurring Leyland cypress. They must be propagated by rooted cuttings. T MORE

Limited Global Quota For Upland Cotton

Business / Agriculture / Limited Global Quota For Upland Cotton: A provision of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 that authorizes the President to proclaim an import quota whenever the USDA determines that the spot market average price in any one month exceeds 1 MORE


Science / Geology / Lowland: A relatively flat area in the lower levels of regional elevation. MORE