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land

land

 
 
pronunciation:
laend
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the solid part of the earth's surface.
Fish live in the sea, and tigers live on land.
synonyms:
earth, ground
similar words:
soil
definition 2: some part of the surface of the earth.
They bought some land and built a house.
synonyms:
region
similar words:
area, district, territory, zone
definition 3: a country or nation.
The princess lived in a land far away.
synonyms:
country
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: landed, landing, lands
definition: to arrive on the ground or other surface.
The plane couldn't land because of the fog.
similar words:
arrive
Word Builder: land +
  • landing:
    the space at the top of the stairs.
  • landlady:
    a woman who gets money by renting property.
  • landlord:
    a person who gets money by renting property.
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