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terra Syllabification: ter·ra
Pronunciation: /ˈterə/

Definition of terra in English:


1 [usually with adjective] Land or territory.
Example sentences
  • To Mesa's disappointment, the wolves all belonged to the River Pack, who were located much more south of his terra.
  • We ‘get down’ as we did in the Congo, touching our alma mater, the earth, terra.
  • Armesto is stiffer than what I'd love him to be, but his eagle-eye view is great -- a vast terra of long calendrical time seems to get all contained, missing not a single drop, in one punch of his keyboard.
2 (Terra) (In science fiction) the planet earth.
Example sentences
  • It was not easy to hear a solid sound within the depths of the terra and a Tigren's light footsteps would be nearly impossible.
  • Blast off into uncharted alien territory on the trail of a deadly secret, threatening peace on Terra.


Latin, literally 'earth'.

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