|1.||[ noun ] the land on which real estate is located|
"he built the house on land leased from the city"
|Related terms:||real_property no_man's_land farmstead homestead|
|2.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||object turf bottomland rangeland cultivated_land coastland permafrost overburden wetland badlands|
|3.||[ verb ] reach or come to rest|
"The bird landed on the highest branch" "The plane landed in Istanbul"
|Related terms:||arrive alight touch_down crash_land disembark force-land undershoot belly-land beach port lander|
|4.||[ noun ] (geography) territory over which rule or control is exercised|
"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|
|5.||[ noun ] the solid part of the earth's surface|
|Synonyms:||ground earth terra_firma solid_ground dry_land|
"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"
|Related terms:||object hills island plain mainland floor cape landmass forest America peninsula slash neck oxbow isthmus wonderland foreland archipelago coastal_plain beachfront Earth down ground ground ground earth|
|6.||[ noun ] (government,geography) the territory occupied by a nation|
|Synonyms:||country state nation|
"he returned to the land of his birth" "he visited several European countries"
|Related terms:||administrative_district Cuba Soviet_Union Australia fatherland Iceland European_country Philippines Dominican_Republic Turkey Indonesia kingdom Nauru Comoros Sri_Lanka Burkina_Faso Grenada Haiti east_timor Maldives Jamaica African_country Barbados Saint_Vincent_and_the_Grenadines Trinidad_and_Tobago Asian_country buffer_state Samoa Dominica Cyprus democratic_republic_of_sao_tome_and_principe Papua_New_Guinea Bahamas sultanate Fiji Israel North_American_country South_American_country Tonga Malta Mauritius New_Zealand Vanuatu Saint_Christopher-Nevis Saint_Lucia Marshall_Islands Tuvalu Sao_Tome_e_Principe Seychelles Solomon_Islands Kiribati Russia Ukraine Turkmenistan Cape_Verde Antigua_and_Barbuda rus banana_republic etruria federated_states_of_micronesia tax_haven palau state department domain midland|
|7.||[ verb ] cause to come to the ground|
"the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
|Related terms:||arrive air_travel landing|
|8.||[ verb ] bring into a different state|
"this may land you in jail"
|Related terms:||change reduce rear|
|9.||[ noun ] extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use|
|Synonyms:||acres estate demesne 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|
|10.||[ verb ] (transportation) bring ashore|
"The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"
|Related terms:||bring ground|
|11.||[ noun ] the people who live in a nation or country|
|Synonyms:||country nation a_people nationality|
"a statement that sums up the nation's mood" "the news was announced to the nation" "the whole country worshipped him"
|Related terms:||people Swiss French English British Irish Spanish dutch national|
|12.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||sphere lotus_land|
|13.||[ adjective ] relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land|
|Related terms:||air sea overland onshore|
|14.||[ verb ] deliver, as of a blow|
"He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
|15.||[ noun ] (politics,geography) a politically organized body of people under a single government|
|Synonyms:||state country nation commonwealth body_politic res_publica|
"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"
|Related terms:||political_unit world_power ally Reich dominion renegade_state sea_power city_state suzerain estate|
|16.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1358|
|17.||[ noun ] (photography,work,business) United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991)|
|Related terms:||inventor industrialist|
|18.||[ adjective ] operating or living or growing on land|
|Related terms:||amphibious aquatic|
|19.||[ verb ] (nautical) arrive on shore|
"The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"
|Related terms:||arrive shore|
|20.||[ verb ] shoot at and force to come down|
"the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
|21.||[ noun ] (work,agriculture) working the land as an occupation or way of life|
"farming is a strenuous life" "there's no work on the land any more"
|Related terms:||occupation farm|