Definition of "terraqueous" [ter•ra•que•ous]

  • Composed of land and water. (adjective)

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Use "terraqueous" in a sentence
  • ""Sometimes I believe that this less material life is our truer life, and that our vain presence on the terraqueous globe is itself the secondary or merely virtual phenomenon.""
  • "This is plainly the end of this miserable terraqueous globe!"
  • "If the name attaches only to one pleasure always permanent, or a continued although varied range of delicious enjoyment, then happiness belongs not to this terraqueous globe."