Land

Land may refer to:

  • Landscape
  • Landform, physical feature comprises a geomorphological unit
  • Land (economics), a factor of production comprising all naturally occurring resources
  • Land law
    • Real estate, a legal term for land, used in regard to ownership
    • Real property, a legal term similar to real estate

In music:

  • Land (band), American rock band
    • Land (Land album), the first album by the band
  • Land (Týr album), an album by Týr
  • Land (1975–2002), an album by Patti Smith
  • Land (The Comsat Angels album), an album by The Comsat Angels
  • Lands (band), Japanese rock band
  • Dah (band), a former Yugoslav/Belgian rock band, known as Land during 1975-1976 period

People:

  • Edwin H. Land (1909–1991), American scientist and inventor
  • Frank Land, British information systems researcher
  • Frank S. Land (1890–1959), Americal founder of Order of DeMolay
  • Frank William Land (b. ~1961), British mathematician
  • Greg Land (b. ~1965), American comic book artist
  • Harold Land (1928–2001), American tenor saxophonist
  • Michael Land (b. 1961), American composer and musician
  • Michael F. Land, British neurobiologist

As a synonym for a region belonging to a people:

  • Country
  • Nation
  • Motherland
  • Fatherland
  • Homeland
  • -land, a suffix used in the names of several countries and other regions

As a geographical place:

  • Land, California
  • Land, Norway
  • Land Glacier, Antarctica

As a division of a country:

  • Lands of Denmark
  • Lands of Finland
  • Lands of Germany
  • Lands of Norway
  • Lands of Sweden
  • Ziemia, Polish for "land", a unit of administration in Poland

Other usages:

  • Land Instruments International, A company specialising in infrared temperature measurement and emissions monitoring equipment
  • LAND, a type of denial-of-service attack
  • Landing, the end of a flight
  • In Rifling, lands are the raised areas between grooves in gun barrels
  • The Land (magazine)

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)

    There is a land of pure delight,
    Where saints immortal reign;
    Infinite day excludes the night,
    And pleasures banish pain.
    Isaac Watts (1674–1748)

    Boys forget what their country means by just reading “the land of the free” in history books. Then they get to be men, they forget even more. Liberty’s too precious a thing to be buried in books.
    Sidney Buchman (1902–1975)