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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 rose up in outrage over the tyrantʼs unconscionable cruelties
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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 planetʼs surface as distinguished from the sea and air

  • itʼs 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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make port

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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 bossʼs 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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