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landsman

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noun lands·man \ˈlan(d)z-mən\

Definition of landsman

  1. 1 :  a fellow countryman

  2. 2 :  a person who lives on the land; especially :  one who knows little or nothing of the sea or seamanship



Examples of landsman

  1. <during the time he was an American in Paris he felt a special kinship with his fellow landsmen>



1598

First Known Use of landsman

1598

Rhymes with landsman


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