What is land?

  • (verb): Reach or come to rest.
    Synonyms: set down
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on land, lands:

Yomi
... 黄泉の国?) is the Japanese word for the land of the dead (World of Darkness) ... the hearth of Yomi it is impossible to return to the land of the living ... "central land of reed plains", located on earth?), and Yomo-tsu-kuni (黄泉国?) or Yomi-no-Kuni (黄泉の国, lit ...
Land Rover - Manufacturing
... Land Rovers were manufactured primarily at the Solihull plant, near Birmingham, but production of the Freelander was moved to the Halewood Body Assembly ... The Freelander is also assembled in knock-down kit (CKD) form at Land Rover's facility in Pune, India ... In May 2010, Tata Motors announced that it plans to build Land Rover and Jaguar models in China as the company seeks to cut costs and expand sales ...
Land Rover - Abilities
... Power take-off (PTO) was integral to the Land Rover concept from 1948, enabling farm machinery and many other items to be run with the vehicle stationary ... casing." PTOs remained regular options on Series I, II and III Land Rovers up to the demise of the Series Land Rover in 1985 ... Land Rover (the Series/Defender models) is that they are available in a variety of body styles, from a simple canvas-topped pick-up truck to a twelve-seat fully trimmed ...
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act - Background
... Bay on the Arctic coast, catapulting the issue of land ownership into headlines ... approved, but a permit to construct the pipeline, which would cross lands involved in the native dispute, could not be granted until the Native claims had been settled ... law by President Nixon, which abrogated Native claims to aboriginal lands ...
Land Rover - Brand Extension - Bicycles
... In 1995 Land Rover endorsed the production of a hand-made bicycle using its logo ... The bicycle was called the Land Rover APB and was manufactured by Pashley Cycles, of Stratford-upon-Avon, being the collapsible version of their Moulton designed APB (All Purpose Bicycle) model with leading link ... Two more models immediately followed the Land Rover XCB V-20 and was aimed primarily at younger riders (children) and the Land Rover XCB D-26, also available as the M26 ...

More definitions of "land":

  • (verb): Bring ashore.
    Example: "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"
  • (noun): The land on which real estate is located.
    Example: "He built the house on land leased from the city"
  • (noun): Working the land as an occupation or way of life.
    Example: "There's no work on the land any more"
    Synonyms: farming
  • (noun): A domain in which something is dominant.
    Example: "A land of make-believe"
    Synonyms: kingdom, realm
  • (noun): Territory over which rule or control is exercised.
    Example: "He made it the law of the land"
    Synonyms: domain, demesne
  • (verb): Deliver (a blow).
    Example: "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
  • (verb): Bring into a different state.
    Example: "This may land you in jail"
    Synonyms: bring
  • (noun): The territory occupied by a nation.
    Example: "He returned to the land of his birth"
    Synonyms: country, state
  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land.
    Example: "Land vehicles"
  • (adj): Operating or living or growing on land.
    Synonyms: terrestrial
  • (noun): United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991).
    Synonyms: Din Land, Edwin Herbert Land
  • (verb): Cause to come to the ground.
    Example: "The pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
    Synonyms: put down, bring down
  • (noun): Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use).
    Example: "The land had never been plowed"
    Synonyms: ground, soil

Famous quotes containing the word land:

    This land is your land, this land is my land, From California to the New York Island. From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me.
    Woody Guthrie (1912–1967)

    In the land of turkeys in turkey weather
    At the base of the statue, we go round and round.
    What a beautiful history, beautiful surprise!
    Monsieur is on horseback. The horse is covered with mice.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    A counterfeiting law-factory, standing half in a slave land and half in a free! What kind of laws for free men can you expect from that?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)