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:

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 near Liverpool, a former Ford car 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 ...
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 ... can be bolted to the PTO gearbox 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 station wagon ...
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act - Background
... 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 - 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 ... 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 ...
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) ... 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 ...

More definitions of "land":

  • (noun): The territory occupied by a nation.
    Example: "He returned to the land of his birth"
    Synonyms: country, state
  • (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
  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land.
    Example: "Land vehicles"
  • (verb): Cause to come to the ground.
    Example: "The pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
    Synonyms: put down, bring down
  • (noun): The land on which real estate is located.
    Example: "He built the house on land leased from the city"
  • (noun): A domain in which something is dominant.
    Example: "A land of make-believe"
    Synonyms: kingdom, realm
  • (verb): Deliver (a blow).
    Example: "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
  • (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
  • (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:

    And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey; unto the place of the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites.
    Bible: Hebrew Exodus, 3:8.

    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)

    I traveld thro’ a Land of Men
    A Land of Men & Women too,
    And heard & saw such dreadful things
    As cold Earth wanderers never knew.
    William Blake (1757–1827)