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English definition of “dry land”

dry land

noun [U] uk   us  
land and not sea or water: We sailed for three days before we saw dry land.Areas of land in generalSpace - general words
(Definition of dry land from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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