There are 2 translations of land in Spanish:

land1

Pronunciation: /lænd/

n

  • 1 u 1.1 [Geog] tierra (f) land reclaimed from the sea tierra ganada al mar over land and sea por tierra y por mar we sighted land divisamos or avistamos tierra on dry land en tierra firme land ho! ¡tierra a la vista! to know the lie o lay of the land saber* qué terreno se pisa to see how the land lies tantear el terreno to spy out the land reconocer* el terreno (before n) [animal/defenses] de tierra, terrestre land breeze brisa (f) de tierra land forces fuerzas (fpl) terrestres or de tierra land reclamation reclamación (f) de tierras 1.2 [Econ] (ground, property) tierra (f) this is my land estas son mis tierras, esta es mi propiedad a plot of land un terreno, una parcela (before n) land agent administrador, -dora (m,f) de fincas, land management administración (f) de fincas land office (in (US) ) registro (m) de la propiedad estatal land registry registro (m) catastral, catastro (m) land reform reforma (f) agraria land tax impuesto (m) or contribución (f) territorial land use uso (m) de la tierra 1.3 [Agr] the land la tierra to live off/work on the land vivir de/trabajar la tierra to return to the land volver* al campo the exodus from the land el éxodo rural
  • 2 c (country, realm) [literario/literary] país (m), nación (f); (kingdom) reino (m) throughout the land en todo el país ( or reino etc) in the land of make-believe en el mundo de la fantasía the land of milk and honey el paraíso terrenal to be in the land of Nod estar* dormido, estar* haciendo nana or (RPl) nono or (Chi) tuto [lenguaje infantil/used to or by children] to be in the land of the living [humorístico/humorous] estar* vivito y coleando [humorístico/humorous]

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There are 2 translations of land in Spanish:

land2

vi

  • 1 1.1 [Aerosp] [Aviat] [aircraft/spaceship/pilot] aterrizar*; (on the moon) alunizar*; (on water) acuatizar*; (on sea) amarizar*, amerizar*, amarar in a few minutes we shall be landing at … airport en breves momentos tomaremos or tocaremos tierra en el aeropuerto de … 1.2 (fall) caer* it landed on its side cayó de lado the ball landed in the pond la pelota cayó en el estanque to land badly/heavily caer* mal/pesadamente I didn't mean to land on you like this [colloquial/familiar] no quería caerte así, de improviso or (AmL tb) de paracaidista [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 (arrive, end up) [colloquial/familiar] ir* a parar [familiar/colloquial] it probably landed in the bin probablemente haya ido a parar a la basura [familiar/colloquial]

vt

  • 3 (burden) [colloquial/familiar] to land sb with sth/sb, to land sth/sb on sb endilgarle* or encajarle algo/a algn a algn [familiar/colloquial] I got landed with the bill me endilgaron or me encajaron la cuenta [familiar/colloquial], me hicieron cargar con el muerto [familiar/colloquial] he got landed with the kids le endilgaron or le encajaron a los niños [familiar/colloquial] I have landed myself with a lot of problems me he metido en un montón de problemas he's been landed on us for the weekend nos lo han endilgado or encajado a nosotros para el fin de semana [familiar/colloquial]
  • 4 (cause to end up) [colloquial/familiar]to land sb in sth that venture finally landed her in prison con aquel negocio fue a parar a la cárcel [familiar/colloquial] to land sb/oneself in trouble/a mess meter a algn/meterse en problemas/en un lío [familiar/colloquial] he is sure to land himself in debt seguro que termina endeudado now you've landed me in it! ¡ahora sí que me has metido en una buena! [familiar/colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

land up

v + adv
[colloquial/familiar] to land up in jail ir* a parar a la cárcel [familiar/colloquial] to land up in trouble terminar mal we finally landed up in Boston al final fuimos a dar a Boston

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Word of the day anteojeras
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blinders (US), blinkers (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.