land land  /ˈlænd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the land on which real estate is located
  2. (n) material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
  3. (n) territory over which rule or control is exercised
  4. (n) the solid part of the earth's surface
  5. (n) the territory occupied by a nation
  6. (n) a domain in which something is dominant
  7. (n) extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
  8. (n) the people who live in a nation or country
  9. (n) a politically organized body of people under a single government
  10. (n) United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)
  11. (n) agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
  12. (v) reach or come to rest
  13. (v) cause to come to the ground
  14. (v) bring into a different state
  15. (v) bring ashore
  16. (v) deliver (a blow)
  17. (v) arrive on shore
  18. (v) shoot at and force to come down

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Despite the real estate boom, towns across America's heartland are giving acreage away.
  2. Land mines Princess Diana devoted much of her life campaigning the ban of land mines.
  3. Suburbs keep sprawling, highways keep gobbling up land, vacation resorts keep paving over waterfront acreage, often with no respect for the best long-term use of land.

News

  1. Land Trust reports on invasive species, access to trails

    Happy solstice and summer from the Land Trust of Napa County. The field season is in full swing here at the Trust, and it’s been a busy time for stewardship activities out on our preserves.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Napa Valley Register

  2. Land trust earns national recognition

    WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust has received an accreditation seal from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. This seal indicates that the land trust meets national standards for excellence, will uphold the public trust and ensure that conservation efforts are permanent.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  3. Land Rover Helps Nature Conservancy

    Land Rover Las Vegas is lending a hand to The Nature Conservancy, putting one of its off-road vehicles to work for scientists whose jobs rely on tackling some of Nevada's toughest terrain. Land Rover helped cover the costs of a used vehicle for use by
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Quotes

  1. "President Ford was a great American who gave many years of dedicated service to our country," President George W. Bush said in a statement. "With his quiet integrity, common sense, and kind instincts, President Ford helped heal our land and...
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "He has applied the Constitution and the laws of the land with fidelity and restraint," Obama told reporters in the White House Rose Garden April 9.
    on Apr 10, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "Ford is committed to negotiations at a more detailed level with Tata about Jaguar and Land Rover," Ford executive vice-president and former boss of Ford SA Lewis Booth said. "There is still a considerable amount of work to do. No final...
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Lewis Booth Source: Motoring

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