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Idioms about 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

First recorded before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Dutch, German, Old Norse, Gothic land; akin to Irish lann “open space,” Welsh llan “church” (originally “enclosure”), Breton lann “heath.” See lawn1

OTHER WORDS FROM land

landlike, adjectivere·land, verbun·der·land, noun

Other definitions for land (2 of 3)

Land
[ land ]
/ lænd /

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

Other definitions for land (3 of 3)

-land

a combining form of land: hinterland; lowland.
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How to use land in a sentence

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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Other Idioms and Phrases with land

land

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