[ land-mas ]
/ ˈlændˌmæs /
a part of the continental crust above sea level having a distinct identity, as a continent or large island.
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Words nearby landmass
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Example sentences from the Web for landmass
On both sides, paths slant down to the river as it splits around the 4-acre landmass.Inside New York’s New Four Freedoms Park: A Private Tour|Lynn Sherr|September 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for landmass
/ (ˈlændˌmæs) /
a large continuous area of land, as opposed to seas or islands
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Scientific definitions for landmass
[ lănd′măs′ ]
A large, continuous area of land, such as a continent or a very large island.
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