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.
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.
Ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land.
The inhabitants of a nation or people.
The mainland, in distinction from islands.
The ground or floor.
The ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing.
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.
The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; -- called also landing.
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.
To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark.
To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish.
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.
To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to come to the end of a course.
Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep. Ray Davies
The connection to place, to the land, the wind, the sun, stars, the moon... it sounds romantic, but it's true - the visceral experience of motion, of moving through time on some amazing machine - a few cars touch on it, but not too many compared to motorcycles. I always felt that any motorcycle journey was special. Antoine Predock
Agriculture is not crop production as popular belief holds - it's the production of food and fiber from the world's land and waters. Without agriculture it is not possible to have a city, stock market, banks, university, church or army. Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and any stable economy. Allan Savory
land in Afrikaans is aarde, daal
land in Danish is land, jord, lande
land in Dutch is aan land gaan, landen
land in Finnish is maa
land in German is Boden, Festland, Land, Land, Land, landen, Boden
land in Italian is terreno, terra, toccare terra
land in Latin is terra, ager, solum
land in Norwegian is lande, land, havne
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