Associations to the word «Land»


LAND, noun. The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.
LAND, noun. Real estate or landed property; a partitioned and measurable area which is owned and on which buildings can be erected.
LAND, noun. A country or region.
LAND, noun. A person's country of origin and/or homeplace; homeland.
LAND, noun. The soil, in respect to its nature or quality for farming.
LAND, noun. (often in combination) realm, domain.
LAND, noun. (agriculture) The ground left unploughed between furrows; any of several portions into which a field is divided for ploughing.
LAND, noun. (Irish English) (colloquial) A fright.
LAND, noun. (electronics) A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.
LAND, noun. In a compact disc or similar recording medium, an area of the medium which does not have pits.
LAND, noun. (travel) The non-airline portion of an itinerary. Hotel, tours, cruises, etc.
LAND, noun. (obsolete) The ground or floor.
LAND, noun. (nautical) The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; called also landing.
LAND, noun. In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, such as the level part of a millstone between the furrows.
LAND, noun. (ballistics) The space between the rifling grooves in a gun.
LAND, verb. (intransitive) To descend to a surface, especially from the air.
LAND, verb. (dated) To alight, to descend from a vehicle.
LAND, verb. (intransitive) To come into rest.
LAND, verb. (intransitive) To arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water.
LAND, verb. (transitive) To bring to land.
LAND, verb. (transitive) To acquire; to secure.
LAND, verb. (transitive) To deliver.
LAND, adjective. Of or relating to land.
LAND, adjective. Residing or growing on land.
LAND, noun. Lant; urine
LAND, proper noun. A surname​.
LAND AHOY, interjection. (nautical) Interjection shouted by the ship's watch to inform the crew that land has been spotted.
LAND ARTIST, noun. An artist who creates art in or from natural components such as earth and rock
LAND BREEZE, noun. A breeze blowing off the land and out to sea - common at night.
LAND BRIDGE, noun. In biogeography: an isthmus or other land connection between what at other times are separate land masses
LAND BRIDGE, noun. (Ireland) (British) (travel terminology) Travel by ferry from one country, via another country by road, then by another ferry crossing to a third country. An example is from Ireland by ferry to the UK, by road to the opposite coast, then ferry to France.
LAND BRIDGES, noun. Plural of land bridge
LAND CRAB, noun. Any of the land-based crabs of the Gecarcinidae family
LAND CRAB, noun. Any of the land-based crabs of the order Gecarcinucidae family
LAND DAY, proper noun. A Palestinian holiday commemorated on the 30th of March to remember Palestinian landowners who have had their land stolen
LAND DEGRADATION, noun. (ecology) The decline in the overall quality of soil, water or vegetation condition commonly caused by human activities.
LAND DOWN UNDER, noun. Nickname for Australia.
LAND GIRL, noun. (British) (historical) A member of the Women's Land Army
LAND GIRLS, noun. Plural of land girl
LAND GRANT, noun. (US) A grant of land by the US government to encourage the development of western states, especially land transportation and practical higher education.
LAND GULL, noun. (Norfolk) the great black-backed gull.
LAND GULLS, noun. Plural of land gull
LAND LEGS, noun. (informal) The sense of balance, slowly regained after a time at sea.
LAND LINE, noun. A landline
LAND LINES, noun. Plural of land line
LAND MARK, noun. Alternative spelling of landmark
LAND MARKS, noun. Plural of land mark
LAND MASS, noun. Alternative form of landmass.
LAND MASSES, noun. Plural of land mass
LAND MILE, noun. (unit of measurement) Any of the various miles used to measure length on land, as opposed to the nautical mile.
LAND MILES, noun. Plural of land mile
LAND MINE, noun. (military) A mine that is placed on land and designed to explode when stepped upon or touched.
LAND MINES, noun. Plural of land mine
LAND O' CAKES, proper noun. (poetic) Scotland
LAND OF ENCHANTMENT, proper noun. A nickname of New Mexico
LAND OF ISRAEL, proper noun. A region in the Middle East promised by God to the descendants of Abraham.
LAND OF LIBERTY, proper noun. The United States of America
LAND OF MILK AND HONEY, noun. An imaginary or real land of abundance, particularly Israel, but also e.g. California.
LAND OF NOD, noun. Sleep
LAND OF OPPORTUNITY, noun. (idiomatic) A nickname for the United States.
LAND OF PLENTY, noun. (idiomatic) A utopia that provides for all one's needs
LAND OF STEADY HABITS, proper noun. (informal) Connecticut
LAND OF THE DRAGON, proper noun. China.
LAND OF THE FREE, proper noun. The United States of America
LAND OF THE LEAL, proper noun. Heaven.
LAND OF THE LONG WHITE CLOUD, proper noun. New Zealand (probably a reference to the appearance of mountainous land when seen on the horizon from a canoe after an ocean voyage).
LAND OF THE RISING SUN, proper noun. Japan, the country.
LAND ON ONE'S FEET, verb. (idiomatic) To be lucky, or successful, often in difficult situations.
LAND POOR, adjective. (US) (idiomatic) In a condition of poverty as a result of inability to meet tax payments or other financial requirements for one's land holdings.
LAND RIGHTS, noun. (informal) the rights of indigenous peoples to land, either individually or collectively.
LAND RUSH, noun. Alternative spelling of landrush
LAND RUSHES, noun. Plural of land rush
LAND SNAIL, noun. Any species of snail that lives on land.
LAND SNAILS, noun. Plural of land snail
LAND SURVEYOR, noun. A landing-surveyor (a customs official appointing and overseeing landwaiters)
LAND SURVEYOR, noun. A professional who measures land, delineates property boundaries, etc.
LAND UP, verb. To end up; to arrive or result, especially if it is not planned.
LAND UP OVER, noun. (informal) The United States, Canada, or another Northern Hemisphere country, from the perspective of Australia.
LAND YACHT, noun. A vehicle used in land sailing, consisting of little more than of a carriage and a sail.
LAND YACHTS, noun. Plural of land yacht

Dictionary definition

LAND, noun. The land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city".
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); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil".
LAND, noun. Territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land".
LAND, noun. The solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground".
LAND, noun. The territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries".
LAND, noun. A domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south".
LAND, noun. Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island".
LAND, noun. 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".
LAND, noun. 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".
LAND, noun. United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991).
LAND, noun. Agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more".
LAND, verb. Reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul".
LAND, verb. Cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely".
LAND, verb. Bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail".
LAND, verb. Bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island".
LAND, verb. Deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent's head".
LAND, verb. Arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor".
LAND, verb. Shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft".

Wise words

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