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:

    Within the regions of the air,
    Compassed about with heavens fair,
    Great tracts of land there may be found
    Enriched with fields and fertile ground;
    Where many numerous hosts
    In those far distant coasts,
    For other great and glorious ends,
    Inhabit, my yet unknown friends.
    Thomas Traherne (1636–1674)

    For four hundred years the blacks of Haiti had yearned for peace. for three hundred years the island was spoken of as a paradise of riches and pleasures, but that was in reference to the whites to whom the spirit of the land gave welcome. Haiti has meant split blood and tears for blacks.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)

    The great fact in life, the always possible escape from dullness, was the lake. The sun rose out of it, the day began there; it was like an open door that nobody could shut. The land and all its dreariness could never close in on you. You had only to look at the lake, and you knew you would soon be free.
    Willa Cather (1873–1947)