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land

 
Adjective land has 2 senses
  1. land - relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land; "land vehicles"
    Antonyms:
    sea, deep-sea, oceangoing, seafaring, seagoing, oversea, overseas, offshore, shipboard, oceanic, suboceanic, subocean, air, aerial, flying
  2. terrestrial, land - operating or living or growing on land
Noun land has 11 senses
  1. land - the land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city"
    --1 is a kind of
    real property, real estate, realty
    --1 has particulars: farmstead; homestead; no man's land
  2. land, ground, soil - 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"
    --2 is a kind of object, physical object
    --2 has particulars:
     badlands; bottomland, bottom; coastland; cultivated land, farmland, plowland, ploughland, tilled land, tillage, tilth; overburden; permafrost; rangeland; turf, sod, sward, greensward; wetland
  3. land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma - 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"
    --3 is a kind of object, physical object
    --3 is a part of Earth, world, globe
    --3 has particulars:
     America, the Americas; archipelago; beachfront; cape, ness; coastal plain; floor; foreland; forest, woodland, timberland, timber; hills; island; isthmus; landmass; mainland; neck; oxbow; peninsula; plain, field, champaign; slash; wonderland
    Derived forms: verb land7, verb land6, verb land4, verb land2, verb land1
  4. domain, demesne, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
    --4 is a kind of region
    --4 is a part of country, state, land
    --4 has particulars:
     archduchy; barony; duchy, dukedom; earldom; emirate; empire; fiefdom; grand duchy; viscounty; khnate; kingdom, realm; principality, princedom; Kingdom of God; sheikdom, sheikhdom; suzerainty
  5. country, state, land - the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
    --5 is a kind of administrative district, administrative division, territorial division
    --5 has parts: domain, demesne, land; midland
    --5 has members: department; state, province
    --5 has particulars:
     banana republic; fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native land; buffer state, buffer country; kingdom; tax haven; European country, European nation; African country, African nation; Asian country, Asian nation; South American country, South American nation; North American country, North American nation; Antigua and Barbuda; Cape Verde, Republic of Cape Verde; Sri Lanka, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Ceylon; Comoros, Federal Islamic Republic of the Comoros; Cuba, Republic of Cuba; Haiti, Republic of Haiti; Dominican Republic; Jamaica; Barbados; Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; Cyprus, Republic of Cyprus; Dominica, Commonwealth of Dominica; East Timor; Fiji, Republic of Fiji; Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion; Etruria; Australia, Commonwealth of Australia; Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, TT; Marshall Islands, Republic of the Marshall Islands; Tuvalu; Kiribati, Republic of Kiribati; Nauru, Republic of Nauru; Papua New Guinea, Independent State of Papua New Guinea; Bahamas, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Bahama Islands; sultanate; Burkina Faso, Upper Volta; Indonesia, Republic of Indonesia, Dutch East Indies; Grenada; Maldives, Republic of Maldives; Malta, Republic of Malta; Mauritius, Republic of Mauritius; New Zealand; Palau, Republic of Palau, TT; Philippines, Republic of the Philippines; Saint Kitts and Nevis, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Christopher-Nevis, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia, St. Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa, Independent State of Samoa, Western Samoa, Samoa i Sisifo; Sao Tome and Principe, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome e Principe, Sao Thome e Principe, St. Thomas and Principe; Seychelles, Republic of Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Rus; Soviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR; Russia, Russian Federation; Ukraine, Ukrayina; Turkmenistan, Turkomen, Turkmen, Turkmenia; Tonga, Kingdom of Tonga, Friendly Islands; Turkey, Republic of Turkey; Vanuatu, Republic of Vanuatu, New Hebrides
  6. kingdom, land, realm - 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"
    --6 is a kind of sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena
    --6 has particulars: lotusland, lotus land
  7. estate, land, landed estate, acres, demesne - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
    --7 is a kind of real property, real estate, realty
    --7 has particulars:
     freehold; glebe; leasehold; smallholding; homestead; fief, feoff; barony; countryseat; Crown land; manor; seigneury, seigniory, signory; hacienda; plantation; entail
  8. nation, land, country, a people - 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"
    --8 is a kind of people
    --8 has members: national, subject
    --8 has particulars:
     Dutch, Dutch people; British, British people, the British, Brits; English, English people, the English; Irish, Irish people, the Irish; French, French people; Spanish, Spanish people; Swiss, Swiss people, the Swiss
  9. state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic - 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"
    --9 is a kind of political unit
    --9 has parts: estate, estate of the realm
    --9 has particulars:
     Dominion; Reich; rogue state, renegade state, rogue nation; suzerain; sea power; world power, major power, great power, power, superpower; city state; ally
  10. Land, Din Land, Edwin Herbert Land - United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991)
    --10 is a kind of inventor, discoverer, artificer; industrialist
  11. farming, land - working the land as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more"
    --11 is a kind of occupation, business, job, line of work, line
Verb land has 7 senses
  1. land, set down - reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"
    --1 is one way to arrive, get, come
    Derived forms: noun lander2, noun land3, noun landing3
    Sample sentence:
    The airplane is sure to land
  2. land, put down, bring down - cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
    --2 is one way to arrive, get, come
    Derived forms: noun land3, noun landing3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. bring, land - bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
    --3 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  4. land - bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"
    --4 is one way to
    bring, convey, take
    Derived forms: noun land3, noun landing4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. land - deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
    --5 is one way to
    deliver, drive home
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  6. land, set ashore, shore - arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"
    --6 is one way to arrive, get, come
    Derived forms: noun land3, noun landing4
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  7. down, shoot down, land - shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
    Derived form: noun land3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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