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Science - Botany
|Portuguese term or phrase: Roças|
A aldeia fica em campo limpo, onde cresce apenas um capim ralo e curto; as roças estão na mata, a grande distância.
I know ROÇA usually refers to a cleared, tillable land, but is there another word besides “field”? Perhaps if I translate CAMPO (earlier in the sentence) as MEADOW or PRAIRIE I can translate ROÇA as FIELD. Any thoughts?
|English translation:[open tracts of] planted farmland|
This fits with the context, which is describing a contrast between the village center and the planted fields that surround it.
... delicious restaurants, shopping malls and condominium developments are woven
throughout the area, all surrounded by open tracts of planted farmland. ...
... southeastern Ontario, generally a very pretty, very green, and heavily wooded
area, with lush, densely-planted farmland and many attractive small towns. ...
... First rotation/plantations/forests (mostly planted farmland) are commonly of
a single age or stage in their progress to maturity and are identified by ...
... The newspaper estimates that 227000 hectares of planted farmland will go barren
because of the current drought. A technician at Beijing's public water ...
... These include leaching - notably the rapid leaching of nutrients and degradation
of planted farmland following the removal of a forest; ...
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Roça: The harsh outback. Areas where few people live, especially the central areas of Brazil, where rural families grow their own crops for their own comsuption.
Roças: Lands that fit the above description.
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