Focus on the pronunciation of land
English definition of “land”
/lænd/ noun [U]
› 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, federal land, marginal land, prime land, private land, public land, raw land, reclaimed land, vacant land