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English definition of “land”

land

noun [U] (DRY SURFACE)   /lænd/
the surface of the earth that is not covered by water : It is cheaper to drill for oil on land than at sea . Land is also a particular area of the earth’s surface : They just bought 150 acres of land in Idaho. The land refers to farms , farming , and the countryside : My parents worked (on) the land all their lives .
(Definition of land noun (DRY SURFACE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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