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.

Examples of the land in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Farmed animals can be returned to the land as part of balanced, rotational, mixed agricultural practices that adhere to nature-friendly, animal welfare and agro-ecological principles. Philip Lymbery and Leticia Carvalho, TIME, 7 June 2024 Battles over the land continued as People’s Park remained a center for social activism for decades. Ryan Fonseca, Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2024 Over time, however, whether through war and conflict or neglect and finances, some of the once magnificent homes were demolished and damaged until their stones were once again part of the land. Irene Wright, Miami Herald, 6 June 2024 Texas freight company Abrams Expedited now houses its fleet on the land. Jaime Moore-Carrillo, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 5 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for the land 

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“The land.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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