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land

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1 a body of people composed of one or more nationalities usually with its own territory and government
  • The whole land rejoiced over their Olympic teams' victories.
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2 a broad geographical area
  • The land to the west was said to have incredibly rich soil and plentiful water.
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3 the solid part of our planet's surface as distinguished from the sea and air
  • It's always good to be back on dry land after a long boat ride.
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land

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1 to stop at or near a place along the shore
  • The Pilgrims landed at Plymouth after exploring Cape Cod Bay.
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2 to get to a destination
  • We landed at the hotel just before midnight.
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3 to go ashore from a ship
  • The passengers on the cruise landed at St. George in Bermuda.
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4 to come to rest after descending from the air
  • Our plane is landing in 15 minutes, so we need to put all of our things away.
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5 to receive as return for effort
  • Because of his work on the boss's pet project, he landed a promotion as well as a raise.
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6 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • After struggling for half an hour, the fisherman finally landed a 10-pound bass.
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take hold (of)

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