Land in a sentence

The word "land" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of land and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Land

  • The solid part of the surface of the earth; -- opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long voyage.
  • Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth, considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract.
  • Ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land.
  • The inhabitants of a nation or people.
  • The mainland, in distinction from islands.
  • The ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing.
  • Any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever, as meadows, pastures, woods, etc., and everything annexed to it, whether by nature, as trees, water, etc., or by the hand of man, as buildings, fences, etc.; real estate.
  • The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; -- called also landing.
  • In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, as the level part of a millstone between the furrows, or the surface of the bore of a rifled gun between the grooves.
  • To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark.
  • To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish.
  • To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes.
  • To pilot (an airplane) from the air onto the land; as, to land the plane on a highway.
  • To come to the end of a course; to arrive at a destination, literally or figuratively; as, he landed in trouble; after hithchiking for a week, he landed in Los Angeles.
  • To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark.
  • To reach and come to rest on land after having been in the air; as, the arrow landed in a flower bed; the golf ball landed in a sand trap; our airplane landed in Washington.
  • agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
  • the people who live in a nation or country
  • a politically organized body of people under a single government
  • the territory occupied by a nation
  • territory over which rule or control is exercised
  • the solid part of the earth's surface
  • material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
  • United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)
  • extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
  • the land on which real estate is located
  • a domain in which something is dominant
  • bring into a different state
  • reach or come to rest
  • cause to come to the ground
  • shoot at and force to come down
  • arrive on shore
  • bring ashore
  • deliver (a blow)

How to use land in a sentence. Land pronunciation.

FOR HIS SOUL'S SAKE AND THE LAND'S SAKE IX.
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Some months later the following letter came to David Claridge in Cairo from Faith Claridge in Hamley: David, I write thee from the village and the land of the people which thou didst once love so well.
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But it is a comely and a good land, and here we wait for thee.
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But all the time the bright, unclouded sun looked down on a smiling land, and in Cairo streets the din of the hammers, the voices of the boys driving heavily laden donkeys, the call of the camel-drivers leading their caravans into the great squares, the clang of the brasses of the sherbet-sellers, the song of the vendor of sweetmeats, the drone of the merchant praising his wares, went on amid scenes of wealth and luxury, and the city glowed with colour and gleamed with light.
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We want every land to do as we do; and we want to make 'em do it.
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If you stay long in Egypt, you'll find that Achmet is the worst, and Nahoum the Armenian the deepest, pasha in all this sickening land.
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Once there was in Egypt, Joseph, a wise youth, who served a Pharaoh, and was his chief counsellor, and it was well with the land.
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In this sick, mad land, in this whirlpool of secret murder and conspiracy, no one could tell what plot was hatching, what deeds were forward; and he could not yet be sure that no one save himself and herself knew who had killed Foorgat Bey.
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Their lands, houses, and palm- trees would be taxed still, when they would reap no more.
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To his mind, never a criminal in this land but less a criminal than he!
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Here will I dedicate my life to Thee for the land's sake.
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If it be Thy will, let my soul be cast away; but for the soul of him whose body I slew, and for his land, let my life be the long sacrifice.
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Rapine, murder, tyranny, oppression, were round him on every side, and the ruler of the land called him to his counsels.
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Here a great duty lay-his life for this land, his life, and his love, and his faith.
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My uncle talked to me over seas and lands.
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In years gone by I tried to do good to this land, and I failed.
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I would labour for the land of Egypt, for by work shall we fulfil ourselves, redeem ourselves.
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What work to do in Egypt save to help the land, and how shall one help, save in the Prince's service?
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One by one we all had yielded to ceaseless intrigue and common distrust of each other, until no honest man was left; till all were intent to save their lives by holding power; for in this land to lose power is to lose life.
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Might not this Oriental mind, with that faith, be a power to redeem the land?
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Examples of Land

Example #1
THE LETTER, THE NIGHT, AND THE WOMAN X. THE FOUR WHO KNEW XI.
Example #2
THOU NEVER BILLED A MANY" VII.
Example #3
Does thee love them still?
Example #4
They gave thee sour bread to eat ere thy going, but yet thee didst grind the flour for the baking.
Example #5
England is ever grey, Davy, but without thee it is grizzled-all one "Quaker drab," as says the Philistine.
Example #6
But do thee keep enough of thy inheritance to bring thee safe home again to those who love thee.