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Land, Edwin Herbert /ˈedwən ˈhɜːbət, ˈedwɪn ˈhɜːbət $ -ˈhɜːrbərt/
land /lænd/ noun
land verb

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- ground, dry land, earth, terra firma
- soil, dirt, ground, loam
- countryside, farmland
- property, estate, grounds, realty
- country, district, nation, province, region, territory, tract
- arrive, alight, come to rest, disembark, dock, touch down
- end up, turn up, wind up
- obtain, acquire, gain, get, secure, win
English Thesaurus: arrive, get, reach, come, turn up, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

Land, Edwin Herbert /ˈedwən ˈhɜːbət, ˈedwɪn ˈhɜːbət $ -ˈhɜːrbərt/
(1909–91) a US scientist who invented Polaroid (=a special substance that is put on glass to make the sun seem less bright), which is used on sunglasses and car windows. He also invented the Polaroid camera, which uses a special film to produce photographs as soon as they have been taken.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. land1 S1 W1 /lænd/ noun
[Language: Old English]

1. GROUND [uncountable] an area of ground, especially when used for farming or building:
They own a lot of land.
He bought a piece of land.dockland, farmland

2. NOT SEA [uncountable] the solid dry part of the Earth’s surface:
After 21 days at sea, we sighted land.
by land
Troops began an assault on the city by land and sea.
on land
The crocodile lays its eggs on land.
land bird/animal
The white stork is one of the biggest land birds of the region.dry land

3. COUNTRY [countable] literary a country or area:
Their journey took them to many foreign lands.
native land (=the land where you were born)
He’s fiercely proud of his native land.
Australia represented a real land of opportunity for thousands of people.

4. NOT CITY the land the countryside thought of as a place where people grow food
live off the land (=grow or catch all the food you need)
A third of the region’s population still lives off the land.
work/farm the land (=grow crops)
Many people were forced to give up working the land.

5. PROPERTY [uncountable] the area of land that someone owns:
He ordered us to get off his land.
private/public/common land

6. see/find out how the land lies spoken to try to discover what the situation really is before you make a decision

7. in the land of the living spoken awake – used humorously

8. the land of milk and honey an imaginary place where life is easy and pleasant

9. (in) the land of nod old-fashioned asleep
be/live in cloud-cuckoo-land at cloud1(7), ⇒ dry land, dreamland, fairyland, ⇒ the lie of the land at lie3(3), ⇒ never-never land, Promised Land, wasteland, wonderland

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. land2 S2 W3 verb

a) [intransitive] if a plane, bird, or insect lands, it moves safely down onto the ground Antonym : take off:
Flight 846 landed five minutes ago.
The bird landed gracefully on the water.
b) [transitive] to make a plane move safely down onto the ground at the end of a journey:
The pilot managed to land the aircraft safely.

2. ARRIVE BY BOAT/PLANE [intransitive] to arrive somewhere in a plane, boat etc
land on/in/at etc
We expect to be landing in Oslo in about fifty minutes.
In 1969, the first men landed on the Moon.

3. FALL/COME DOWN [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to come down through the air onto something Synonym : drop
land in/on/under etc
A large branch landed on the hood of my car.
Louis fell out of the tree and landed in a holly bush.
She fell and landed heavily on the floor.
A couple of bombs landed quite near to the village.

4. GOODS/PEOPLE [transitive] if a boat or aircraft lands people or goods, it brings them to a place, and the people get out or the goods are carried out:
The troops were landed by helicopter.

5. JOB/CONTRACT ETC [transitive] informal to succeed in getting a job, contract etc that was difficult to get:
He landed a job with a law firm.
land yourself something
Bill’s just landed himself a part in a Broadway show.

6. land somebody in trouble/hospital/court etc to cause someone to have serious problems or be in a difficult situation:
Connie’s going to land herself in big trouble if she keeps arriving late for work.
She developed pneumonia which landed her in hospital.

7. land somebody in it British English spoken informal to get someone into trouble by telling other people that they did something wrong Synonym : drop somebody in it:
Geoff landed me in it by saying I should have checked that the door was locked.

8. PROBLEMS [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to arrive unexpectedly, and cause problems
land in/on/under etc
Just when I thought my problems were over, this letter landed on my desk.

9. land a punch/blow etc to succeed in hitting someone

10. land on your feet to get into a good situation again, after having problems:
She certainly landed on her feet when she got that job.

11. CATCH FISH [transitive] to catch a fish
land up phrasal verb British English informal
to be in a particular place, situation, or position after a lot of things have happened to you Synonym : end up
land up in
We landed up in a bar at 3 am.
Be careful that you don’t land up in serious debt.
land up with
I landed up with five broken ribs.
land somebody with something phrasal verb [usually passive] informal
to give someone something unpleasant to do, because no one else wants to do it:
Maria’s been landed with all the tidying up as usual.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. surface of the earth
ADJ. dry It was good to be on dry land again after months at sea.
VERB + LAND reach The explorers reached land after a long voyage.
sight In the distance the crew sighted land.
reclaim The new project will reclaim the land from the sea.
LAND + NOUN mass chains of volcanoes running along the edge of continental land masses
animal, mammal | battle, war | forces With the land forces defeated, everything now rested on the navy.
PREP. by ~ It's impossible to reach this beach by land because of the high cliffs.
on ~ Some animals can live both on land and in water.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. piece of ground
ADJ. good, prime prime building land
fertile, rich rich agricultural land land that is rich in mineral deposits
marginal, poor animals grazing on marginal land that was previously heath or moorland
arid, dry, hard, parched The land was very dry and hard after the long, hot summer.
marshy | barren | derelict, waste (also wasteland) A new shopping centre will be built on the derelict land.
contaminated | empty, unused, vacant | uncultivated, virgin, wild | agricultural, arable, cultivated, farm (also farmland), farming | grazing | industrial | building, housing | green belt | rural, urban | private | public | common This used to be common land, where everyone had the right to graze animals.
open They finally got out of the town and reached open land.
flat, low-lying | hill, undulating | coastal, forest, meadow
QUANT. parcel, piece, plot, scrap, strip, tract Every scrap of land is used for growing food. The college owns vast tracts of land.
VERB + LAND have, hold, own The inhabitants of a village held land in common.
acquire, buy, purchase | sell | cultivate, farm, plough, work | irrigate | clear The land has been cleared ready for building.
develop They were refused permission to develop the land.
occupy During the war their lands were occupied by the enemy.
seize | allocate, distribute, redistribute | grant sb He was granted land by the king.
LAND + VERB adjoin sth a piece of land adjoining a disused railway line
LAND + NOUN owner, ownership | acquisition, purchase | reclamation | development | use | prices, values | dispute 3 the land farming land
VERB + LAND live off It's very fertile countryside where you can just live off the land.
farm, work (on) His family had always worked the land.
leave Many people leave the land to find work in towns and cities.
get/go back to He's tired of living in cities, and wants to get back to the land.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

IV. country
ADJ. ancestral, native the tribe's ancestral lands
distant He travelled to many distant lands.
alien, foreign, strange She was all alone in a strange land.
promised (often figurative) the promised land of progressive education
cloud cuckoo, never-never (both figurative) Anyone who thinks this legislation will be effective is living in cloud cuckoo land.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

I. of an aircraft
ADV. safely The pilot managed to land the plane safely.
VERB + LAND be due to | come down to The plane slowly came down to land.
be forced to The plane was forced to land in a nearby field.
manage to
PREP. at We are due to land at Heathrow at 12.15.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. fall to the ground
ADV. awkwardly, badly I landed awkwardly and twisted my ankle.
expertly, neatly He tensed himself for the jump and landed expertly on the other side.
heavily | lightly
PREP. on She fell and landed heavily on her back.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


an acre/hectare of land
The family owned hundreds of acres of land.
a piece of land (=an area of land)
He built a house on a piece of land near the river.
a plot/parcel of land (=a piece of land)
They farmed a small plot of land.
a strip of land (=a narrow piece of land)
They owned the strip of land between the forest and the sea.
a tract of land (=a large area of land)
Cattle ranching requires large tracts of land.
fertile/rich (=good for growing crops)
The land near the river is very fertile.
poor (=not good for growing crops)
It is poor land that should never have been farmed.
vacant/derelict British English (=unused)
The houses could be built on derelict land.
open land (=land on which there are no buildings)
In the middle of the city are several hundred acres of open land.
agricultural land
The factory is causing severe pollution to nearby agricultural land.
arable land (=land that crops are grown on)
Some pastures were converted into arable land.
industrial land (=land where factories can be built and industry take place)
The canal basin area is designated as industrial land.
housing/building land British English (=land where houses can be built)
The shortage of housing land is a problem in the south-east.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: fat of the land , lay of the land also how the land lies

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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