1. [ noun ] extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
Synonyms: acres land estate landed_estate

"the family owned a large estate on Long Island"

Related terms: real_property plantation barony countryseat smallholding leasehold latifundium seigneury Crown_land manor hacienda homestead entail fief glebe freehold
2. [ noun ] (geography) territory over which rule or control is exercised
Synonyms: land domain

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

Related terms: region empire kingdom duchy earldom archduchy grand_duchy viscounty Kingdom_of_God principality sheikdom emirate suzerainty barony fiefdom khnate country