What is land?

  • (verb): Bring ashore.
    Example: "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on land, lands:

Yomi
... Yomi or Yomi-no-kuni (黄泉 or 黄泉の国?) is the Japanese word for the land of the dead (World of Darkness) ... "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 of Yomi"?, located underground) ...
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 plant ... 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 ...
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act - Background
... discovered oil at Prudhoe Bay on the Arctic coast, catapulting the issue of land ownership into headlines ... 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 ... Nixon, which abrogated Native claims to aboriginal lands ...
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 ... 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 ...
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 ... 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 ...

More definitions of "land":

  • (noun): A domain in which something is dominant.
    Example: "A land of make-believe"
    Synonyms: kingdom, realm
  • (noun): The land on which real estate is located.
    Example: "He built the house on land leased from the city"
  • (verb): Deliver (a blow).
    Example: "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
  • (verb): Cause to come to the ground.
    Example: "The pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
    Synonyms: put down, bring down
  • (verb): Bring into a different state.
    Example: "This may land you in jail"
    Synonyms: bring
  • (noun): Territory over which rule or control is exercised.
    Example: "He made it the law of the land"
    Synonyms: domain, demesne
  • (adj): Operating or living or growing on land.
    Synonyms: terrestrial
  • (verb): Reach or come to rest.
    Synonyms: set down
  • (noun): Working the land as an occupation or way of life.
    Example: "There's no work on the land any more"
    Synonyms: farming
  • (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
  • (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"
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word land:

    In 1862 the congregation of the church forwarded the church bell to General Beauregard to be melted into cannon, “hoping that its gentle tones, that have so often called us to the House of God, may be transmuted into war’s resounding rhyme to repel the ruthless invader from the beautiful land God, in his goodness, has given us.”
    —Federal Writers’ Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    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)

    For Nature ever faithful is
    To such as trust her faithfulness.
    When the forest shall mislead me,
    When the night and morning lie,
    When the sea and land refuse to feed me,
    ‘Twill be time enough to die.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)