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landed

[ lan-did ]
/ ˈlæn dɪd /
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adjective

owning land, especially an estate: landed gentry.
consisting of land: landed property.
after shipping; delivered: a landed price.

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Origin of landed

before 1000; late Middle English (see land, -ed3); replacing Old English gelandod (rare), past participle of *landian to endow with land (see -ed2)
Related formsun·land·ed, adjective

Definition for landed (2 of 2)

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
Related formsland·like, adjectivere·land, verbun·der·land, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for landed (1 of 4)

landed

/ (ˈlændɪd) /

adjective

owning landlanded gentry
consisting of or including landa landed estate

British Dictionary definitions for landed (2 of 4)

land

/ (lænd) /

noun

verb

Derived Formslandless, adjectivelandlessness, noun

Word Origin for land

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

British Dictionary definitions for landed (3 of 4)

Land

1
/ (lænd) /

noun

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

British Dictionary definitions for landed (4 of 4)

Land

2
/ 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 landed

land


In addition to the idioms beginning with land

  • land in
  • land on
  • land up

also see:

  • cloud-cuckoo land
  • fall (land) on one's feet
  • fat of the land
  • la-la land
  • lay of the land
  • never-never land
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