or land mine
an explosive charge concealed just under the surface of the ground or of a roadway, designed to be detonated by pressure, proximity of a vehicle or person, etc.
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Origin of landmine
First recorded in 1885–90
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military an explosive charge placed in the ground, usually detonated by stepping or driving on it
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