Geology. an actual or hypothetical strip of land, subject to submergence, that connects adjacent continental landmasses and serves as a route of dispersal for plants and animals: a prehistoric land bridge between Asia and North America.
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- land agent,
- land art,
- land bank,
- land breeze,
- land contract,
- land crab,
- land dayak,
- land flowing with milk and honey,
- land forces
Also land·bridge [land-brij] /ˈlændˌbrɪdʒ/.
Origin of land bridge
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for land bridge
The new-comers had migrated from some centre of culture in North Africa, and appear to have crossed over the Italian land-bridge.
The easiest crossing to Britain was over the English Channel land-bridge.
(in zoogeography) a connecting tract of land between two continents, enabling animals to pass from one continent to the other
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