links·​land ˈliŋ(k)s-ˌland How to pronounce linksland (audio)
: 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,, 6 Apr. 2018 St. Andrews: Golf has been played over the dunes and linksland of St. Andrews since the 15th Century. Rob Hodgetts, CNN, 18 July 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of linksland was in 1926

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“Linksland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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