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landing

noun [C] uk   /ˈlæn.dɪŋ/ us  

landing noun [C] (PLANE/BOAT)

B2 the fact of an aircraft arriving on the ground or a boat reaching land: One person has died after the pilot of a light aircraft was forced to make a crash/emergency landing in a field.
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landing noun [C] (FLOOR)

an area of floor that joins two sets of stairs or that leads from the top of a set of stairs to rooms
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