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Definitions of land

  1. To go on shore; to arrive. To make the land, to discover land from the sea as the ship approaches it. To shut in the land, to lose sight of the land left, by the intervention of a point or promontory. To set the land, to see by the compass how it bears from the ship. Land o' the Leal, the place of the loyal or faithful; heaven. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To bring to the land; debark; go or come ashore. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To set on shore; as, to land passengers from a ship; capture and bring to shore; as, to land a flsh; win; as, to land a prize; put down after carrying; as, the train landed him at his destination. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To set on land or on shore. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To set on land. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to come to the end of a course. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To come or go on shore; to arrive at a dock, as a vessel; disembark; get down from, out of, or off from. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To come on land or on shore. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To come on land. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. deliver, as of a blow; "He landed several blows on his opponent's head" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. To set on shore from a vessel; to go on shore from a ship; to disembark. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. working the land as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. 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"; "good agricultural soil" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. the land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent's head" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth, considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. The inhabitants of a nation or people. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. The mainland, in distinction from islands. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. The ground or floor. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. The ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. Any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever, as meadows, pastures, woods, etc., and everything annexed to it, whether by nature, as trees, water, etc., or by the hand of man, as buildings, fences, etc.; real estate. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, as the level part of a millstone between the furrows, or the surface of the bore of a rifled gun between the grooves. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. The solid part of the surface of the earth; - opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long voyage. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; - called also landing. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. The solid portion of the surface of the globe; a country or district; ground or soil, with reference to its use; as, farm-land; real estate. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  38. Earth, the solid portion of the surface of the globe: a country: a district: soil: real estate: a nation or people. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  39. Earth; solid ground; a region; soil; real estate. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  40. The solid surface of the earth; a continent; ground or soil; real estate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. Earth; the solid portion of the surface of the globe, or any portion of it; a country or district; ground; soil; real estate; a nation or people. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  42. Urine. See Lant. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. The dry solid portion of the earth; a district, region, or country; soil; earth; ground which any one possesses. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  44. relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land; "land vehicles" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for land

  1. They own the land – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  2. " But I might not land there," he explained. – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
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