Major Land Resource Area (MLRA)

Business / Agriculture / Major Land Resource Area (MLRA): Major land resource areas are geographically associated land resource units delineated by the Natural Resources Conservation Service and characterized by a particular pattern that combines soils, water, climate, vegetation, land use, and type of farming. There are 204 mlras in the United States, ranging in size from less than 500,000 acres to more than 60 million acres.

Other Words for Area

Area Noun Synonyms: space, room
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Other Words for Land

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

Major Adjective Synonyms: larger, greater, bigger, main, chief, important
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No-Mans Land

Entertainment / Tennis / No-Mans Land: The area between the service line and the baseline, where a player is most vulnerable MORE

No Net Loss Wetlands Policy

Business / Agriculture / No Net Loss Wetlands Policy: An overall policy goal for wetland protection first adopted by the Bush Administration, and more recently by the Clinton Administration. The goal is to halt the decline in the overall number of wetlan MORE

Nonrenewable Resource

Science / Marine Biology / Nonrenewable Resource: A resource that is in limited supply and can't be replenished by natural processes, at least not for thousands of years or more. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable resources. Compare renewable resource. MORE

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