Definition of landmass
: a large area of land continental landmasses
Examples of landmass in a Sentence
the islands of Ireland and Great Britain were once part of the Eurasian landmass
Recent Examples of landmass from the Web
The war tripled Israel’s landmass overnight and gave it dominion over the lives of more than a million Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.
A map illustrating how the mosaic photos are distributed across the Antarctic landmass.
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First Known Use of landmass
LANDMASS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of landmass for English Language Learners
: a very large area of land (such as a continent)
LANDMASS Defined for Kids
Definition of landmass for Students
: a very large area of land a continental landmass
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