vineland

/vuyn"land'/, n.
land particularly suited to the growing of vines.
[VINE + LAND]

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      city, Cumberland county, southern New Jersey, U.S, about 35 miles (56 km) south of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It lies along the Maurice River (there dammed for flood control and drainage). The community was established in 1861 when Charles K. Landis purchased a 32,000-acre (12,950-hectare) tract of land and brought in settlers from New England and Italy. In 1864 Vineland became part of Landis township. It was incorporated in 1880 as a borough and became a city in 1952.

      Vineland is a market centre for a truck-farming and poultry raising region and has diversified manufactures, notably glass, chemicals, and clothing. Institutions include the Training School at Vineland (1888), the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Vineland (1900), and Cumberland County College (1963). Pop. (1990) city, 54,780; Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton PMSA, 138,053; (2000) city, 56,271; Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton PMSA, 146,438.

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