land


land
I
n.
soil
ground

1) to clear land (to clear land of trees and brush)

2) to cultivate; irrigate; redistribute land

3) arable; barren; fertile; grazing; marginal land

4) private; public land

5) a plot of land

solid surface of the earth

6) to raise, sight land (from a ship)

7) to reach land

8) dry land

9) a body of land

10) by land (to travel by land)

11) on (the) land

rural area

12) to go back to the land

country
domain

13) one's native land

14) a promised land (we were in the promised land)

area

15) no man's land (in no man's land)

misc.

16) the Holy Land

II

v. (colloq.) (O) ('to punch') she landed him one in the eye

* * *
[lænd]
barren
fertile
grazing
irrigate
marginal land
public land
redistribute land
sight land (from a ship)
(colloq.) (0) ('to punch') she landed him one in the eye
['country'] ['domain'] one's native land
['misc. '] the Holy Land
['rural area'] to go back to the land
['solid surface of the earth'] to raise
a body of land
a body of land
a plot of land
arable
dry land
on (the) land
to cultivate
to reach land
['area'] no man's land (in no man's land)
['soil'] ['ground'] to clear land (to clear land of trees and brush)
by land (to travel by land)
a promised land (we were in the promised land)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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