- a part of the continental crust above sea level having a distinct identity, as a continent or large island.
Origin of landmass
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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
September 23, 2012
- a large continuous area of land, as opposed to seas or islands
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- A large, continuous area of land, such as a continent or a very large island.
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