links·​land | \ ˈliŋ(k)s-ˌland How to pronounce linksland (audio) \

Definition of linksland

: seaside terrain that is characterized by rolling hills of sand and is often used as the site of golf courses

Examples of linksland in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Watch the British Open on a linksland course – St. Andrews, say – and take fiendish pleasure in observing players plotting shots as the wind whips their faces sideways. Paul Daugherty,, "Paul Daugherty on Masters 2018: Try to avoid getting 'gusted' this weekend," 6 Apr. 2018 St. Andrews: Golf has been played over the dunes and linksland of St. Andrews since the 15th Century. Rob Hodgetts, CNN, "Seven things you need to know about the Open 2017 at Royal Birkdale," 18 July 2017

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First Known Use of linksland

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Linksland.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 January 2020.

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