Translation of land in Spanish:
noun→ Land of my Fathers (Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau)
- 1 uncountable 1.1 (Geography) land reclaimed from the seatierra ganada al marover land and seapor tierra y por marwe sighted landdivisamos or avistamos tierraon dry landen tierra firmeland ho! to know the lie o lay of the landsaber qué terreno se pisato see how the land lies to spy out the landreconocer el terreno(before noun) (animal/defenses)land forces
terrestrefuerzas (feminine plural) terrestres or de tierraland reclamationreclamación (feminine) de tierrasExample sentences1.2 (ground, property) this is my land
estas son mis tierrasa plot of land
- The way solar radiation is absorbed by the Earth's surface depends primarily on whether the surface is land or sea.
- There are 26,000 million insects living in every square mile of habitable land on Earth.
- When the Earth is viewed from space on a cloudless day, all that can be seen are the edges of land, sea and icecaps.
esta es mi propiedadun terrenoland management
una parcelaadministración (feminine) de fincasland useuso (masculine) de la tierra1.3 (Agriculture)the landla tierrato live off/work on the landvivir de/trabajar la tierrato return to the landvolver al campothe exodus from the landel éxodo ruralExample sentences
- Edna Beard fell in love with the countryside while working the land to feed a nation at war.
- She is a country person who believes in using the products of the land.
- Savory also noted that too much rest was as bad for the land as too much grazing.
- Lumbered with crippling debt, many farmers left the land, paving the way for the corporatization of agriculture.
- The programme, Clarissa and the Countryman, paid homage to the land and its food producers.
- But the growth of population was in the towns, and labourers left the land for the cities.
- 2 countable (country, realm) [literary](kingdom)throughout the land
reino (masculine)en todo el país ( or reino etc)in the land of make-believeen el mundo de la fantasíathe land of milk and honeyel paraíso terrenalto be in the land of Nodestar dormidoto be in the land of the living [humorous]
estar haciendo nana or (River Plate area) nono or (Chile) tuto [child language]estar vivito y coleando [humorous]Example sentences
- They are fleeing from the dire economic and social circumstances in their own lands to countries that offer them a better future.
- Publishers would have to take account of the law of every land on Earth.
- As he travelled across the land evangelizing at revival meetings he took the lads with him.
- 1 1.1 (Aerospace, Aviation)(aircraft/spaceship/pilot)
aterrizar(on the moon)
alunizar(on water)in a few minutes we shall be landing at … airport
acuatizaren breves momentos tomaremos or tocaremos tierra en el aeropuerto de …1.2 (fall) it landed on its sidecayó de ladothe ball landed in the pondla pelota cayó en el estanqueto land badly/heavilycaer mal/pesadamenteI didn't mean to land on you like this [colloquial]no quería caerte así, de improviso or (in Latin America also) de paracaidista [colloquial]Example sentences
- You'd need to create a diversion, by throwing a rock that lands behind them, making a noise and distracting them temporarily.
- He then grabbed my flashlight and threw it so it landed right by my purse.
- I dropped my fork on the glass plate and it landed with a small ‘clank’.
- The aircraft was immediately landed thereafter and the airframe was inspected.
- The crew landed the aircraft without further incident.
- With enemy cavalry approaching, LT McNamara landed his own aircraft under heavy fire.
- 2 (arrive, end up) [colloquial] it probably landed in the binprobablemente haya ido a parar a la basura [colloquial]
- 1 1.1 (from sea)(passengers/troops)
desembarcar(cargo)1.2 (from air)
- When the operation settled down, the boats landed some excellent catches at New Plymouth.
- The work will allow boats and barges to land cargo in bad weather because the planned site is sheltered by the reef.
- Free French officers were landed by air and boat to negotiate the port's peaceful transfer, but they received a hostile response as did an advance landing party.
- 2 2.1 (in fishing)(fish)2.2 (win, obtain)
sacar del agua(contract)
Example sentences2.3 (strike home) [colloquial]
- It was in 1997 that Chris won his first major prize in an open competition by landing the President's Cup and the awards have come thick and fast since then.
- Dermot Weld's feat in landing a second Melbourne Cup is a remarkable achievement.
- He blindsided the competition by landing Wolfgang Reitzle to run the Premier Auto Group.
- In round 1, Donis landed a hard right hook that was his most significant punch of the round.
- It is possible that when the fight statistics are scrutinised that Arias, the Brazilian heavyweight champion, will have a tally of punches landed in single figures.
- Raymond, enraged at being laughed at, charged forward and tried landing the first strike.
- Pat Gannon landed his first Salmon of the season, a nice 10.5 lb fish at the Gannon fishery.
- International golfer Mark O'Meara was one of those to land a summer salmon, when he hooked and landed an 11 lb fish on the 5th.
- Some very good fish have been landed in the past week, with more being hooked and lost.
- 3 (burden) [colloquial]to land somebody
withsomething/somebody, to land something/somebody onsomebodyendilgarle or encajarle algo/a alguienI got landed with the bill aalguien [colloquial]me endilgaron or me encajaron la cuenta [colloquial]he got landed with the kids
me hicieron cargar con el muerto [colloquial]le endilgaron or le encajaron a los niños [colloquial]I have landed myself with a lot of problemsme he metido en un montón de problemashe's been landed on us for the weekendnos lo han endilgado or encajado a nosotros para el fin de semana [colloquial]Example sentences
- Good Friday became bad Friday for one group of Chessington residents when they were landed with £320 in parking fines.
- Smith has been landed with ‘extortionate’ water bills - because travellers are taking water from his supply.
- His tip-off to police landed Bailey with a five-year jail sentence when he appeared at York Crown Court.
- 4 (cause to end up) [colloquial]to land somebody
insomethingthat venture finally landed her in prisoncon aquel negocio fue a parar a la cárcel [colloquial]to land somebody/oneself in trouble/a messmeter a alguien/meterse en problemas/en un lío [colloquial]he is sure to land himself in debtseguro que termina endeudadonow you've landed me in it!¡ahora sí que me has metido en una buena! [colloquial]Example sentences
- This ambivalence toward their own goals in life can land them in difficult situations.
- That lands you in a really difficult scientific problem.
- It is less about the theatre production and more about the actors, their history and how it landed them in this current situation.
Cultural Note: Land of my Fathers (Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau)
Es el himno nacional del País de Gales.
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