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Definitions of land:
  • noun:   the solid part of the earth's surface
    Example: "The plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"
  • noun:   material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    Example: "The land had never been plowed"
  • noun:   United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991)
  • noun:   the land on which real estate is located
    Example: "He built the house on land leased from the city"
  • noun:   working the land as an occupation or way of life
    Example: "There's no work on the land any more"
  • noun:   the people who live in a nation or country
  • noun:   extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    Example: "The family owned a large estate on Long Island"
  • noun:   a domain in which something is dominant
    Example: "A land of make-believe"
  • noun:   the territory occupied by a nation
    Example: "He returned to the land of his birth"
  • noun:   territory over which rule or control is exercised
    Example: "He made it the law of the land"
  • noun:   a politically organized body of people under a single government
    Example: "An industrialized land"
  • verb:   bring ashore
    Example: "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"
  • verb:   deliver (a blow)
    Example: "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
  • verb:   reach or come to rest
    Example: "The bird landed on the highest branch"
  • verb:   cause to come to the ground
    Example: "The pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
  • verb:   arrive on shore
    Example: "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"
  • verb:   bring into a different state
    Example: "This may land you in jail"
  • verb:   shoot at and force to come down
    Example: "The enemy landed several of our aircraft"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 11111 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1358)

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