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hard veld, noun phrase

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AfrikaansShow more (Partial) translation of Afrikaans hardeveld.
Countryside consisting mainly of hard, unfertile soil. See also veld sense 3 c.
[1838 J.E. Alexander Exped. into Int. I. 31The Onder Bokkeveld, Bedouw, and Hantam, are considered the most fertile portions of Clanwilliam, whereas the Hardeveld is the most barren.]
[1986 Personality 3 Nov. 33Some people call Namaqualand the ‘Garden of the Gods’. It’s a strange name for an arid region of harde veld, sandveld, and klipkoppies.]
Countryside consisting mainly of hard, unfertile soil.

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