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Meaning of land

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the land on which real estate is located; "he built the
           house on land leased from the city"
      2: material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in
         which plants can grow (especially with reference to its
         quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good
         agricultural soil" [syn: {land}, {ground}, {soil}]
      3: territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his
         domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the
         land" [syn: {domain}, {demesne}, {land}]
      4: the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away
         from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for
         several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground" [syn:
         {land}, {dry land}, {earth}, {ground}, {solid ground}, {terra
      5: the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land
         of his birth"; "he visited several European countries" [syn:
         {country}, {state}, {land}]
      6: a domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled
         kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of
         the realm of cotton in the south" [syn: {kingdom}, {land},
      7: extensive landed property (especially in the country)
         retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a
         large estate on Long Island" [syn: {estate}, {land}, {landed
         estate}, {acres}, {demesne}]
      8: the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that
         sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the
         nation"; "the whole country worshipped him" [syn: {nation},
         {land}, {country}]
      9: a politically organized body of people under a single
         government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African
         nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol";
         "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized
         land" [syn: {state}, {nation}, {country}, {land},
         {commonwealth}, {res publica}, {body politic}]
      10: United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into
          lenses and invented the one step photographic process
          (1909-1991) [syn: {Land}, {Din Land}, {Edwin Herbert Land}]
      11: agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life;
          "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land
          any more" [syn: {farming}, {land}]
      v 1: reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest
           branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul" [syn: {land}, {set
      2: cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the
         airplane safely" [syn: {land}, {put down}, {bring down}]
      3: bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
         [syn: {bring}, {land}]
      4: bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the
         beach of the island"
      5: deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent's
      6: arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor" [syn:
         {land}, {set ashore}, {shore}]
      7: shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of
         our aircraft" [syn: {down}, {shoot down}, {land}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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