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Spanish translation of “land”


noun /lӕnd/
the solid part of the surface of the Earth which is covered by the sea We had been at sea a week before we saw land. a country foreign lands. the ground or soil
terreno, tierras
He never made any money at farming as his land was poor and stony.
an estate
He owns land/lands in Scotland.
landing noun (an act of) coming or bringing to shore or to ground an emergency landing (also adjective) a landing place. a place for coming ashore The boat passengers disembarked at the landing. the level part of a staircase between flights of steps Her room was on the first floor, across the landing from mine. landing gear noun the parts of an aircraft that carry the load when it lands The accident was caused by the failure of the plane’s landing-gear. landing stage noun a platform, fixed or floating, on which to land passengers or goods from a boat. landlocked adjective enclosed by land Paraguay is a landlocked country That area is completely landlocked. landlord noun (feminine landlady, plural landladies) a person who has tenants or lodgers My landlady has just put up my rent. a person who keeps a public house
patrón, patrona
The landlord of ‘The Swan’ is Mr Roberts.
landmark noun an object on land that serves as a guide to seamen or others The church tower is a landmark for sailors because it stands on the top of a cliff. an event of great importance. landmine a mine laid on or near the surface of the ground, which is set off by something passing over it. landowner noun a person who owns land, especially a lot of land. Landrover® /-rouvə/ noun a type of strong motor vehicle used for driving over rough ground.
landslide noun a piece of land that falls down from the side of a hill Some houses were buried in the landslide. landslide (victory) noun a clear victory in an election Their political party won a landslide victory. landslide defeat noun a clear defeat in an election The National Party suffered a landslide defeat in the general election. land up to get into a particular, usually unfortunate, situation, especially through one’s own fault He landed up in prison after stealing from his boss. land with to burden (someone) with (an unpleasant task) She was landed with the job of telling him the bad news. see how the land lies to take a good look at the circumstances before making a decision.
mirar de qué lado sopla el viento
(Definition of land from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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