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land

noun [U]
 
 
/lænd/
the surface of the Earth that is not covered by water: on land It is cheaper to drill for oil on land than at sea.by land The code gives the minimum standards of welfare required for the transport of animals by land.
PROPERTY an area of ground, especially when used for a particular purpose such as farming or building: The agent controls land with the potential for 22,850 new homes, 5,650 of which already have planning permission.
( also lands [plural]) PROPERTY the land owned by a person or organization: It was understood that federal lands would be given to the oil and gas industry.
the land a way of referring to farms, farming, and the countryside: Many of these migrants have been forced to leave the land and find work in the cities. Some people in the state manage to live off the land.
→  See also arable , development land , farm noun , federal land , marginal land , prime land , private land , public land , raw land , reclaimed land , vacant land
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