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les hortillonages

English translation: market gardening

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French term or phrase:les hortillonages
English translation:market gardening
Entered by: bharg
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14:42 Jan 14, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Science / arboriculture
French term or phrase: les hortillonages
les maraichages ou les hortilonages se sont multiplies a la peripherie des villes
mclawlor
market gardening
Explanation:
Mot employé autrefois pour désigner la culture maraîchère. Appliqué seulement aujourd'hui au mode de culture en marais tourbeux, et notamment en France aux environs d'Amiens.
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bharg
India
Local time: 20:46
Grading comment
thank you
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4 +6market gardening
bharg


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
market gardening


Explanation:
Mot employé autrefois pour désigner la culture maraîchère. Appliqué seulement aujourd'hui au mode de culture en marais tourbeux, et notamment en France aux environs d'Amiens.



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bharg
India
Local time: 20:46
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 94
Grading comment
thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  GertV
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agree  DPolice: They are worth a visit in Amiens!
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agree  Christopher Petch: Market gardens fits better in this sentence
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agree  Gayle Wallimann
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