Meaning of “landmine” in the English Dictionary

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"landmine" in British English

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landminenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlænd.maɪn/ us /ˈlænd.maɪn/ also mine

a bomb that is put on or under the ground and that explodes when a person steps on it or a vehicle drives over it

(Definition of “landmine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)