the land


: land in the countryside that is thought of as providing a simple and good way of living
He wanted to move/get back to the land.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Inside, bungalows etched into the cliffs reflect the beauty of the land with simple palettes and big windows that show off the coastal vistas. Stephanie Granada, Travel + Leisure, 27 Mar. 2023 So [the landowner] can earn income by renting [the BLOXS out], and sell the BLOXS later when the land is passed down. Kimberley Mok, Treehugger, 24 Mar. 2023 Much of the land where the park would be built sits on unorganized territory and falls under the purview of the state Land Use Planning Commission., 19 Mar. 2023 Much of the city’s efforts have focused on how to replace a commemorative plaque that had glossed over how and why the land had been taken. Colleen Shalby, Los Angeles Times, 18 Mar. 2023 However, Will County Assistant State’s Attorney Philip A. Mock told the county board Thursday the land has been held in a public trust since it was first mapped in the 1830s. Michelle Mullins, Chicago Tribune, 16 Mar. 2023 The plan calls for some of the land to be developed as an industrial park supporting the adjacent Brookley Aeroplex; some to be held as waterfront and wetlands conservation areas; and more than 90 acres developed as a public park. Lawrence Specker | , al, 13 Mar. 2023 Zimmerman, of Designing Hong Kong, said the land next to Disneyland could be used to expand the theme park or be repurposed into a new town. Kathleen Magramo, CNN, 11 Mar. 2023 Read on for a lay of the land at one of the best national parks in the U.S., including nearby sights worth seeing and pro tips for enjoying all Bryce Canyon has to offer. Maya Silver, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Mar. 2023 See More

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“The land.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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