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 Land Land

noun

  • ( ) the land on which real estate is located  ( land )
    the land on which real estate is located
     he built the house on land leased from the city
    he built the house on land leased from the city
  • ( ) material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)  ( ground, land, soil )
    material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
     the land had never been plowed
    the land had never been plowed
     good agricultural soil
    good agricultural soil
  • ( ) territory over which rule or control is exercised  ( demesne, domain, land )
    territory over which rule or control is exercised
     his domain extended into Europe
    his domain extended into Europe
     he made it the law of the land
    he made it the law of the land
  • ( ) the solid part of the earth's surface  ( dry land, earth, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma )
    the solid part of the earth's surface
     the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
     the earth shook for several minutes
    the earth shook for several minutes
     he dropped the logs on the ground
    he dropped the logs on the ground
  • ( ) the territory occupied by a nation  ( country, land, state )
    the territory occupied by a nation
     he returned to the land of his birth
    he returned to the land of his birth
     he visited several European countries
    he visited several European countries
  • ( ) the people who live in a nation or country  ( country, land, nation )
    the people who live in a nation or country
     a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    a statement that sums up the nation's mood
     the news was announced to the nation
    the news was announced to the nation
     the whole country worshipped him
    the whole country worshipped him
  • ( ) extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use  ( acres, demesne, estate, land, landed estate )
    extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
     the family owned a large estate on Long Island
    the family owned a large estate on Long Island
  • ( ) a domain in which something is dominant  ( kingdom, land, realm )
    a domain in which something is dominant
     the untroubled kingdom of reason
    the untroubled kingdom of reason
     a land of make-believe
    a land of make-believe
     the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
    the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • ( ) a politically organized body of people under a single government  ( body politic, commonwealth, country, land, nation, res publica, state )
    a politically organized body of people under a single government
     the state has elected a new president
    the state has elected a new president
     African nations
    African nations
     students who had come to the nation's capitol
    students who had come to the nation's capitol
     the country's largest manufacturer
    the country's largest manufacturer
     an industrialized land
    an industrialized land
  • agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life  ( farming, land )
    agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
     farming is a strenuous life
    farming is a strenuous life
     there's no work on the land any more
    there's no work on the land any more
  • United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)  ( Din Land, Edwin Herbert Land, Land )
    United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)
  • verb

  • ( ) reach or come to rest  ( land, set down )
    reach or come to rest
     The bird landed on the highest branch
    The bird landed on the highest branch
     The plane landed in Istanbul
    The plane landed in Istanbul
  • ( ) cause to come to the ground  ( bring down, land, put down )
    cause to come to the ground
     the pilot managed to land the airplane safely
    the pilot managed to land the airplane safely
  • ( ) bring into a different state  ( bring, land )
    bring into a different state
     this may land you in jail
    this may land you in jail
  • ( ) bring ashore  ( land )
    bring ashore
     The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island
    The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island
  • ( ) deliver (a blow)  ( land )
    deliver (a blow)
     He landed several blows on his opponent's head
    He landed several blows on his opponent's head
  • shoot at and force to come down  ( down, land, shoot down )
    shoot at and force to come down
     the enemy landed several of our aircraft
    the enemy landed several of our aircraft
  • arrive on shore  ( land, set ashore, shore )
    arrive on shore
     The ship landed in Pearl Harbor
    The ship landed in Pearl Harbor


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