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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Idioms for land

    land/fall on one's feet, feet(def 3).
    see how the land lies, to investigate in advance; inform oneself of the facts of a situation before acting: You should see how the land lies before making a formal proposal.Compare lay of the land.

Origin of land

before 900; Middle English (noun and v.), Old English (noun); cognate with Dutch, German, Old Norse, Gothic land; akin to Irish lann, Welsh llan church (orig. enclosure), Breton lann heath. See lawn1

OTHER WORDS FROM land

land·like, adjectivere·land, verbun·der·land, noun

Definition for land (2 of 3)

Land
[ land ]
/ lænd /

noun

Edwin Herbert,1909–91, U.S. inventor and businessman: created the Polaroid camera.

Definition for land (3 of 3)

-land

a combining form of land: hinterland; lowland.
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British Dictionary definitions for land (1 of 3)

land
/ (lænd) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of land

landless, adjectivelandlessness, noun

Word Origin for land

Old English; compare Old Norse, Gothic land, Old High German lant

British Dictionary definitions for land (2 of 3)

Land1
/ (lænd) /

noun

Edwin Herbert. 1909–91, US inventor of the Polaroid Land camera

British Dictionary definitions for land (3 of 3)

Land2
/ German (lant) /

noun plural Länder (ˈlɛndər)

  1. any of the federal states of Germany
  2. any of the provinces of Austria
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Idioms and Phrases with land

land

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