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terra firma

noun [U] uk   /ˌter.əˈfɜː.mə/  us   /-ˈfɝː-/ usually humorous
dry land, when compared with the sea or air: It was good to get back on terra firma again after that awful sea crossing.
Translations of “terra firma”
in Chinese (Traditional) (有別於海洋、天空的)大陸,陸地…
in Chinese (Simplified) (有别于海洋、天空的)大陆,陆地…
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