Definition of landmass in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlandmas/
(also land mass)


A continent or other large body of land.
Example sentences
  • It contains one fifth the land mass of the entire continental U.S.
  • The force of a monsoon is driven by the continental land mass being hotter than the surrounding oceans.
  • This stress was to lead to the break-up of the land mass, first appearing in the vicinity of the South Atlantic and the Indian Ocean.

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Syllabification: land·mass

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