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Definition of "land" []

  • The solid ground of the earth. (noun)
  • Ground or soil: tilled the land. (noun)
  • A topographically or functionally distinct tract: desert land; prime building land. (noun)
  • A nation; a country. (noun)
  • The people of a nation, district, or region. (noun)
  • The solid part of the surface of the earth as distinct from seas, lakes, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Ground, esp with reference to its use, quality, etc (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)
  • Rural or agricultural areas as contrasted with urban ones (noun)
  • Farming as an occupation or way of life (noun)
  • Any tract of ground capable of being owned as property, together with any buildings on it, extending above and below the surface (noun)
  • Any hereditament, tenement, or other interest; realty (noun)
  • A country, region, or area (noun)
  • The people of a country, etc (noun)
  • A realm, sphere, or domain (noun)
  • The factor of production consisting of all natural resources (noun)
  • The unindented part of a grooved surface, esp one of the ridges inside a rifle bore (noun)
  • To transfer (something) or go from a ship or boat to the shore (verb)
  • To come to or touch shore (verb)
  • To come down or bring (something) down to earth after a flight or jump (verb)
  • To come or bring to some point, condition, or state (verb)
  • To retrieve (a hooked fish) from the water (verb)
  • To win or obtain (verb)
  • To deliver (a blow) (verb)

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Use "land" in a sentence
  • "-- Holland means _hole_ or _hollow land_ -- land lower than the level of contiguous water, and protected by"
  • "Some of this land was sold or given away as "homesteads," and then it became AGER PRIVÁTUS, or _private land_."
  • "This land was called AGER PUBLICUS, or _public land_."