Definition of Swiddens

1. Noun. (plural of swidden) ¹



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Definition of Swiddens

1. swidden [n] - See also: swidden

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swiddens

swerve
swerved
swerver
swervers
swerves
swerving
swervingly
swervings
sweven
swevens
swey
sweyed
sweying
sweys
swidden
swiddens (current term)
swies
swift
swift boat
swift boating
swiftboat
swiftboated
swiftboating
swiftboats
swifted
swifter
swiftered
swiftering
swifters
swiftest

Literary usage of Swiddens

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1. Decentralisation and Forest Management in Kapuas District, Central Kalimantan by John F. McCarthy (2001)
"However, in poor seasons, villagers cannot meet their needs from their swiddens and kebun. For instance, if there is a drought from October to February, ..."

2. Agricultural Expansion and Pioneer Settlements in the Humid Tropics by Walther Manshard, William B. Morgan (1988)
"... irrig wet-rice (sawah pasang surut) j coconut cultivation second, shrubs | | recently cleared swiddens ^^| forest 0 1km ..."

3. Biotechnology: Building on Farmers' Knowledge by Joske F. G. Bunders, Bertus Haverkort, Wim Hiemstra (1996)
"The fallow swiddens are also highly productive, with over 300 species either used for grazing or collected for a range of purposes (Kunstadter, ..."

4. Current Issues in Non-timber Forest Products Research: Proceedings of the by Manuel Ruiz Pérez, J. E. M. Arnold (1996)
"As Tara'n farmers rely less on swiddens and extend their permanent fields, the hillsides are converted increasingly to managed forests or forest gardens. ..."

5. Management of Secondary and Logged-over Forests in Indonesia: Selected by Plinio Sist, C. Sabogal, Yvonne Byron (1999)
"... women work in swiddens that are located near the village and that were cleared from secondary forests. This may explain their greater familiarity with ..."

6. The Fragile Tropics of Latin America by Toshie Nishizawa, Juha I. Uitto (1995)
"ondary forest, swiddens, and small pastures are found near the settlement. ... Some swiddens are planted with very few species, others with a large variety. ..."

7. Decentralisation and Forest Management in Kapuas District, Central Kalimantan by John F. McCarthy (2001)
"However, in poor seasons, villagers cannot meet their needs from their swiddens and kebun. For instance, if there is a drought from October to February, ..."

8. Agricultural Expansion and Pioneer Settlements in the Humid Tropics by Walther Manshard, William B. Morgan (1988)
"... irrig wet-rice (sawah pasang surut) j coconut cultivation second, shrubs | | recently cleared swiddens ^^| forest 0 1km ..."

9. Biotechnology: Building on Farmers' Knowledge by Joske F. G. Bunders, Bertus Haverkort, Wim Hiemstra (1996)
"The fallow swiddens are also highly productive, with over 300 species either used for grazing or collected for a range of purposes (Kunstadter, ..."

10. Current Issues in Non-timber Forest Products Research: Proceedings of the by Manuel Ruiz Pérez, J. E. M. Arnold (1996)
"As Tara'n farmers rely less on swiddens and extend their permanent fields, the hillsides are converted increasingly to managed forests or forest gardens. ..."

11. Management of Secondary and Logged-over Forests in Indonesia: Selected by Plinio Sist, C. Sabogal, Yvonne Byron (1999)
"... women work in swiddens that are located near the village and that were cleared from secondary forests. This may explain their greater familiarity with ..."

12. The Fragile Tropics of Latin America by Toshie Nishizawa, Juha I. Uitto (1995)
"ondary forest, swiddens, and small pastures are found near the settlement. ... Some swiddens are planted with very few species, others with a large variety. ..."

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