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English definition of “land”

land

noun [C] (COUNTRY)    /lænd/ literary
C2 a country: a land of ice and snow The group want to promote their ideas in schools throughout the land. → See also fatherland, homeland, motherlandCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names
(Definition of land noun (COUNTRY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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