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'land' - used as an adjective
1. relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land
land vehicles

'land' - used as a noun
2. United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one-step photographic process (1909-1991)
3. the land on which real estate is located
he built the house on land leased from the city
4. material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
the land had never been plowed
5. the solid part of the earth's surface
the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
6. territory over which rule or control is exercised
he made it the law of the land
7. the territory occupied by a nation
he returned to the land of his birth
8. a domain in which something is dominant
a land of make-believe
9. extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
10. the people who live in a nation or country
11. a politically organized body of people under a single government
an industrialized land
12. agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
there's no work on the land any more

'land' - used as a verb
13. reach or come to rest
The bird landed on the highest branch
The plane landed in Istanbul
14. cause to come to the ground
the pilot managed to land the airplane safely
15. bring into a different state
this may land you in jail
16. bring ashore
The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island
17. deliver (a blow)
He landed several blows on his opponent's head
18. arrive on shore
The ship landed in Pearl Harbor
19. shoot at and force to come down
the enemy landed several of our aircraft

derived forms
1. Land / Plural
lands
2. Land / Past
landed
3. Land / Third Person
lands
4. Land / Present Participle
landing
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