The part of the earth’s surface that is not covered by water
A state of Germany or Austria
(1909–91), US inventor. He developed a new polarizing filter with wide use in optical instruments. He founded the Polaroid Corporation in 1937 and introduced the first Polaroid Land camera in 1947
Lyme Park has 1323 acres of land
Designating a military strategy or operation involving both air and ground forces.
= television land.
Reach a place or situation
Ploughed or arable land; a piece of such land; specifically a holding or tenement, varying in extent from 8 to 20 acres according to locality; (now historical).
Originally and chiefly North American, the part of a beach which is washed by the sea.
= mudflat. Usually in plural.
Ground prepared or used for growing turnips or swedes.
British (now chiefly English regional). Originally: arable land lying fallow. Later (also): specifically arable land sown with grass for more than two years.
Soil of a reddish colour, typically due to the presence of iron oxides; (in singular or plural) a region characterized by such soil.
Land that has been cleared of vegetation, crops, etc.; ploughed land suitable for new planting; arable land.
A plot of land of one rood in extent.
Land, usually of a light or inferior quality, suitable for the cultivation of rye or where rye is cultivated; an expanse of such land.
Land as opposed to the sea or another body of water
A region on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean, in what is now Israel and Palestine, revered by Christians as the place in which Christ lived and taught, by Jews as the land given to the people of Israel, and by Muslims
Los Angeles or Hollywood, especially with regard to the film and television industry
A series of British parliamentary acts concerning land tenure in Ireland, passed in 1870, 1881, 1903, and 1909, intended to give tenants greater security and further rights
A large area of land held by a public or private organization for future development or disposal
A crab that lives in burrows inland and migrates in large numbers to the sea to breed
(In the UK) a woman doing farm work, especially during the Second World War
The law governing real property
A continent or other large body of land
Tax levied on landed property
Land belonging or formerly belonging to an abbey; also as a count noun (usually in plural).
In singular and plural Land or soil of a dark colour.
An idealized or imaginary realm of children or childhood.
Land belonging to the church, or to a particular church. Also as a count noun (usually in plural).
Level and unenclosed land, especially as used for or suitable for pasture or cultivation; land consisting of a field or fields.
A land of unusual prosperity, a place of happiness.
A maize field.
Motel accommodation and the life or conditions thought to be characteristic of it.
= mowing ground.
Land having or characterized by ridges; frequently in plural.
Land belonging to a school (also as a count noun, usually in plural); specifically (North American) land set apart for the financial support of a school or schools (now historical).
A section of the Antarctic continent south of the 60th parallel, between Wilkes Land and King George V Land
A peninsula in Northern Territory, Australia, whose chief town is Nhulunbuy. In 1976 Arnhem Land was declared an Aboriginal reservation
A region of Antarctica, to the east of the Antarctic Peninsula
(Of an aircraft) land roughly in an emergency, typically without lowering the undercarriage
Land belonging to the British Crown
The northern part of the Antarctic Peninsula, the only part of Antarctica lying outside the Antarctic Circle. Discovered in 1831-2 by the English navigator John Biscoe (1794–1843), it now forms part of British Antarctic Territory, but is claimed also by Chile and Argentina
Informal name for Alaska.
A person employed to manage an estate on behalf of its owners
A breeze blowing towards the sea from the land
A connection between two land masses, especially a prehistoric one that allowed humans and animals to colonize new territory before being cut off by the sea, as across the Bering Strait and the English Channel