landmass

noun land·mass \ ˈland-ˌmas \
Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

Definition of landmass

: a large area of land
  • continental landmasses

Examples of landmass in a Sentence

  1. the islands of Ireland and Great Britain were once part of the Eurasian landmass

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First Known Use of landmass

1856

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LANDMASS Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of landmass for English Language Learners

  • : a very large area of land (such as a continent)


LANDMASS Defined for Kids

landmass

noun land·mass \ ˈland-ˌmas \

Definition of landmass for Students

: a very large area of land a continental landmass


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