Spanish translation of “land”
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
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
aterrizaje, desembarque, desembarco
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
tren de aterrizaje
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
dueño, propietario; dueña, propietaria
My landlady has just put up my rent. › (British) a person who keeps a public house
The landlord of ’The Swan’ is Mr Roberts. landmark noun › an object on land that serves as a guide to seamen or others
marca, señal, punto de referencia
The church tower is a landmark for sailors because it stands on the top of a cliff. › an event of great importance
The discovery of noble gases was an important landmark in the history of chemistry. landmine noun › 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
triunfo aplastante; goleada
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 phrasal verb › 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 phrasal verb › 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
We don’t have to decide today – in fact, it might be better to wait and see how the land lies.