land-use pattern
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\ˈland\ \ˈyüs\ \ˈpa-tərn\\

Etymology: land (Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German lant land, Middle Irish lann) + use (Middle English us, from Anglo-French, from Latin usus, from uti to use) + patterns (Middle English patron, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin patronus)
Function: noun

1: the pattern which represent the human modification of natural environment or wilderness into built environment such as fields, pastures, and settlements. [1]

(vagia-pantou 10.12.07)
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