ad·​land | \ ˈad-ˌland How to pronounce adland (audio) \

Definition of adland

: the advertising industry Nicholas Negroponte declared the digital revolution over in 1998, but it took adland 12 more years to rework its basic creative, technological, philosophical and procedural assumptions.— Teressa Iezzi, Advertising Age, 24 May 2010

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First Known Use of adland

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adland

ad entry 1 + land entry 1

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“Adland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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