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ˈlæn dɔ, -daʊLan·dau

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Landau, Lev Davidovich Landaunoun

    Soviet physicist who worked on low temperature physics (1908-1968)

  2. landaunoun

    a four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately


  1. landaunoun

    A type of lightweight, four-wheeled carriage in which the front and back passenger seats face each other

  2. landaunoun

    A style of automobile which is based around the idea of landau carriages

  3. Etymology: Named after the German city of Landau where such carriages were first made.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Landaunoun

    a four-wheeled covered vehicle, the top of which is divided into two sections which can be let down, or thrown back, in such a manner as to make an open carriage

  2. Etymology: [From the town Ladau in Germany; cf. F. landau. See Land, Island.]


  1. Landau

    Landau or Landau in der Pfalz is an autonomous city surrounded by the Südliche Weinstraße district of southern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is a university town, a long-standing cultural centre, and a market and shopping town, surrounded by vineyards and wine-growing villages of the Palatinate wine region. Landau lies east of the Palatinate forest, Europe's largest contiguous forest, direct on the German Wine Route. It contains the districts of Arzheim, Dammheim, Godramstein, Mörlheim, Mörzheim, Nussdorf, Queichheim und Wollmesheim.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Landau

    lan′daw, n. a coach or carriage with a top which may be opened and thrown back. [Ger. landauer, from Landau.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. landau

    A strong town of Bavaria, in the Palatinate of the Rhine, situated on the Queich, 18 miles from Carlsruhe. This place was held alternately by the French and Austrians from 1680 to 1815, when it was assigned to the Germanic Confederation, under the protection of Bavaria.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Landau

    After Landau in Germany, where it was first made.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Landau in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Landau in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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