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As Burrhus said farm is a collection of servers, e.g. Web, Applicatoin or DataBase servers. Companies do build different SharePoint farms in scenarios like when there data centers are based in different locations e.g. different countries or even contents. Understanding the Reasons for Deploying Multiple Farms
You are correct! http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/windows-sharepoint-services-it/managing-the-configuration-database-HA001160814.aspx The farm can contain several servers, applications and so on.. But it's all defined in THE configuration database.
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