Definitions for landlænd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

landlænd(n.)

  1. any part of the earth's surface, as a continent or an island, not covered by a body of water.

    Category: Geography (terms)

  2. an area of ground with reference to its nature or composition:

    arable land.

  3. an area of ground with specific boundaries:

    to buy land in Florida.

  4. rural or farming areas, as contrasted with urban areas:

    They left the land for the city.

  5. Law. any part of the earth's surface that can be owned as property, and everything annexed to it.

    Category: Law

  6. a part of the earth's surface marked off by natural or political boundaries or the like; a region or country:

    They came from many lands.

  7. the people of a region or country.

  8. a realm or domain:

    the land of the living.

  9. a surface between furrows, as on the interior of a rifle barrel.

  10. (v.t.)to bring to or set on land.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  11. to bring into or cause to arrive in a particular place, position, or condition:

    His behavior will land him in jail.

  12. Informal. to catch or capture; win:

    to land a job.

    Category: Informal

  13. to bring (a fish) onto land or into a boat, as with a hook or a net.

    Category: Sport

  14. (v.i.)to come to land or shore:

    The boat lands at Cherbourg.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  15. to go or come ashore from a ship or boat.

  16. to alight upon or strike a surface, as the ground or a body of water:

    The plane landed on time.

  17. to come to rest or arrive in a particular place, position, or condition (sometimes fol. by up):

    to land in trouble; to land up 40 miles from home.

Origin of land:

bef. 900; ME, OE, c. OS, ON, Go land, OHG lant

Landlænd(n.)

  1. Edwin Herbert, 1909–91, U.S. inventor and physicist.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. land(noun)

    the land on which real estate is located

    "he built the house on land leased from the city"

  2. land, ground, soil(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"

  3. domain, demesne, land(noun)

    territory over which rule or control is exercised

    "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"

  4. land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma(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"

  5. country, state, land(noun)

    the territory occupied by a nation

    "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"

  6. kingdom, land, realm(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"

  7. estate, land, landed estate, acres, demesne(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"

  8. nation, land, country(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"

  9. state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic(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"

  10. Land, Din Land, Edwin Herbert Land(noun)

    United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)

  11. farming, land(verb)

    agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life

    "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more"

  12. land, set down(verb)

    reach or come to rest

    "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"

  13. land, put down, bring down(verb)

    cause to come to the ground

    "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"

  14. bring, land(verb)

    bring into a different state

    "this may land you in jail"

  15. land(verb)

    bring ashore

    "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"

  16. land(verb)

    deliver (a blow)

    "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"

  17. land, set ashore, shore(verb)

    arrive on shore

    "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"

  18. down, shoot down, land(verb)

    shoot at and force to come down

    "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. land(noun)ænd

    the earth, not the sea

    on land or at sea

  2. landænd

    an area of ground used for building, farming, etc.

    fertile land; to buy a plot of land

  3. landænd

    a country

    in a distant land

  4. land(verb)ænd

    ≠ take off

    We will be landing in about 10 minutes.; He skillfully landed the helicopter.

  5. landænd

    (of a boat) to arrive somewhere

    a Spanish ship that landed in Ireland

  6. landænd

    (of a bird, insect, or object) to fly or come down somewhere

    The ball landed on my head.; The hawk circled before landing.

  7. landænd

    to get a very good thing

    She landed an amazing job in New York.

  8. landænd

    to get into a bad situation

    His drug dealing landed him in jail.

Wiktionary

  1. land(Noun)

    The part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water.

    Most insects live on land.

  2. land(Noun)

    real estate or landed property; a partitioned and measurable area which is owned and on which buildings can be erected.

    There are 50 acres of land in this estate.

  3. land(Noun)

    A country or region.

    They come from a faraway land.

  4. land(Noun)

    A person's country of origin and/or homeplace; homeland.

  5. land(Noun)

    Ground that is suitable for farming.

    Plant the potatoes in the land.

  6. land(Noun)

    (Ireland / colloquial) a fright.

    He got an awful land when the police arrived.

  7. land(Noun)

    A conducting area on a board or chip which can be used for connecting wires.

  8. land(Noun)

    In a compact disc or similar recording medium, an area of the medium which does not have pits.

  9. land(Noun)

    The space between the rifling grooves in a gun.

  10. land(Verb)

    To descend to a surface, especially from the air.

    The plane is about to land.

  11. land(Verb)

    To alight, to descend from a vehicle.

  12. land(Verb)

    To come into rest.

  13. land(Verb)

    To arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water.

  14. land(Verb)

    To bring to land.

  15. land(Verb)

    To acquire; to secure.

  16. land(Verb)

    To deliver.

  17. land(Adjective)

    Of or relating to land.

  18. land(Adjective)

    Residing or growing on land.

  19. Origin: From landan, from Indo-European. Cognate with Old Saxon land (Dutch land), Old High German lant (German Land), Old Norse land (Swedish land), Gothic 033B0330033D0333. The Proto-Indo-European root is also the source of Celtic *landā (Welsh llan ‘enclosure’, Breton lann ‘heath’).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Land(noun)

    urine. See Lant

  2. Land(noun)

    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

  3. Land(noun)

    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

  4. Land(noun)

    ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land

  5. Land(noun)

    the inhabitants of a nation or people

  6. Land(noun)

    the mainland, in distinction from islands

  7. Land(noun)

    the ground or floor

  8. Land(noun)

    the ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing

  9. Land(noun)

    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

  10. Land(noun)

    the lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; -- called also landing

  11. Land(noun)

    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

  12. Land(verb)

    to set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark

  13. Land(verb)

    to catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish

  14. Land(verb)

    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

  15. Land(verb)

    to go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to come to the end of a course

Freebase

  1. LAND

    A LAND attack is a DoS attack that consists of sending a special poison spoofed packet to a computer, causing it to lock up. The security flaw was actually first discovered in 1997 by someone using the alias "m3lt", and has resurfaced many years later in operating systems such as Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP SP2.

Editors Contribution

  1. land

    a source of ecological entity resulting from mutual working of biotic and a biotic factors of biosphere

    rain plants animals and etc

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'land' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #517

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'land' in Written Corpus Frequency: #523

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'land' in Nouns Frequency: #171

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'land' in Verbs Frequency: #492


Translations for land

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

land(noun)

the solid part of the surface of the Earth which is covered by the sea

We had been at sea a week before we saw land.

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