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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)

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.

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_."