land·​ed | \ ˈlan-dəd How to pronounce landed (audio) \

Definition of landed

1 : having an estate in land landed proprietors
2 : consisting in or derived from land or real estate landed wealth

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Only one other mission—China’s Chang’e-4 spacecraft—has soft-landed in this rugged, forbidding region. Shekhar Chandra, Scientific American, "What to Expect from India’s Second Moon Mission," 12 July 2019 In Dead Souls the diabolic anti-hero buys up the names of serfs who have died since the last census in order to pass himself off as a landed gentleman. The New York Review of Books, "Giles Harvey," 23 May 2019 Coastal communities that would have gotten 1.5% of the landed value of the foregone pink catch would receive $2.43 million. Anchorage Daily News, "Feds delay release of $56M in disaster funds stemming from bleak 2016 pink salmon run," 11 June 2019 While photographed several times over the years, no other country has soft-landed on the far side. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "China Successfully Lands on Far Side of Moon," 3 Jan. 2019 The speculators especially targeted the landed gentry, who sent their younger sons out to seek their fame and fortune. Joy Wallace Dickinson,, "Citrus-growing dreams called to English settlers," 25 Feb. 2018 Indeed, William’s Norman lords, and the Anglo-Saxons who backed him, became landed millionaires, even billionaires, by today’s standards. Washington Post, "France’s epic Bayeux Tapestry is headed to Britain, in a loan for the ages," 18 Jan. 2018 When the Constitution was first written, women were in some ways property of the landed gentry. Carolina A. Miranda,, "Mark Bradford on making art in post-shock phase of the Trump era and how comics channel this moment," 19 Feb. 2018 Chanting their names as the pair was introduced, the squad applauded every landed jump, including an impressive triple twist lift, and clapped along to the Beatles cover as the pair did their final step sequence and entered their death spiral. Time, "Spurred on by Cheerleaders, North and South Korea Face Off at Winter Olympics Figure Skating Pairs," 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of landed

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of landed

: owning a large amount of land
: including a large amount of land

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