consisting of land and water, as the earth.
- sub·ter·ra·que·ous, adjective
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How to use terraqueous in a sentence
She was constructed to revolve like the terraqueous globe; some part or other of her was always out of sight or in shadow.The Tragic Muse | Henry James
Throughout the terraqueous globe his achievement is cited as the conquest of abstract Science over Physics.
Amid such terraqueous conditions it was natural enough that the children should develop a passion for the sea.William Lloyd Garrison | Archibald H. Grimke
Meanwhile, what portion of this inconsiderable terraqueous Globe have ye actually tilled and delved, till it will grow no more?
Thus, then, two new oceans are requisite to cover the terraqueous globe merely to the depth of five hundred feet.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)