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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'linksland.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of linksland

1926, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about linksland

Time Traveler for linksland

Time Traveler

The first known use of linksland was in 1926

See more words from the same year

Statistics for linksland

Cite this Entry

“Linksland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Comments on linksland

What made you want to look up linksland? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!