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landing

noun

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a structure used by boats and ships for taking on or landing cargo and passengers
  • our families waved good-bye to us from the landing as we left on our honeymoon cruise

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landing

verb
present participle of 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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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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The first known use of landing was in the 15th century

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“Landing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/landing. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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