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terra firmanoun [U]

 us   /ˌter·ə ˈfɜr·mə/
dry or solid land, when compared with the sea or air: He stepped off the ladder onto terra firma.
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terra firmanoun [U]

uk   /ˌter.ə ˈfɜː.mə/  us   /ˌter.ə ˈfɝː.mə/ usually humorous
dry land, when compared with the sea or air: It was good to get back on terra firma again after a very rough ferry ride to Calais.
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in Chinese (Simplified) (有别于海洋、天空的)大陆,陆地…
in Chinese (Traditional) (有別於海洋、天空的)大陸,陸地…
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