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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Human ancestors that left Africa hundreds of thousands of years ago to see the rest of the world were no landlubbers.
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First Known Use of landlubber
LANDLUBBER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of landlubber for English Language Learners
: a person who knows very little or nothing about the sea or ships : a person who is not a sailor
LANDLUBBER Defined for Kids
Definition of landlubber for Students
: a person who lives on land and knows little or nothing about the sea
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