marginal land

Definition

Land that is barely profitable to use.

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The marginal land by the toxic waste dump was had once been lush farmland by now, even wild animals refused to visit it.

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The man owned a very small corner in the suburban area not even big enough for a house, yet he still had to claim the marginal land on his taxes.

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The state legislature came to a vote yesterday about what to do with property bought last September that was meant for the new casino, and when to auction off the marginal land.

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