landed

adjective
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

Examples of landed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dutch Harbor, in the Aleutian Islands, is home to the nation’s top fishing port in terms of landed volume. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Sep. 2021 Jefferson of course was an aristocrat, a member of Virginia’s landed gentry. Peggy Noonan, WSJ, 1 July 2021 American companies that subcontracted manufacturing to China as a cost-control measure have seen those savings vanish due to rising landed costs. Doug Donahue, Forbes, 18 June 2021 Phoebe Bridgers, RFKA Twigs, Angel Olsen, Perfume Genius and more landed nominations for the 10th annual A2IM Libera Awards, presented by Merlin. Gab Ginsberg, Billboard, 26 Mar. 2021 How will total landed costs be impacted by adding a new supplier? Steve Banker, Forbes, 3 Mar. 2021 The landed gentry hold hands with bankers, the petite bourgeoisie, and the nouveaux riche. Samuel Earle, The New Republic, 23 Feb. 2021 Apparently, a landed carp is comfortable and less prone to flail when bagged and tied to the dock. Kirk Deeter, Field & Stream, 5 Dec. 2020 In this iteration, Michael is now in his 60s and married to a landed English noblewoman. Washington Post, 29 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of landed

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Landed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/landed. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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landed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of landed

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

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