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land bridge

n.
A neck of land that connects two landmasses; an isthmus.

land bridge

n
(Physical Geography) a connecting tract of land between two continents, enabling animals to pass from one continent to the other

land′ bridge`

or land′bridge`,


n.
an actual or hypothetical strip of land that connects adjacent continental landmasses and serves as a route of dispersal for plants and animals.
[1895–1900]

land bridge

(lănd)
A neck of land that connects two landmasses; an isthmus.
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Tenders are invited for inspection of all highway bridges in the county including highway bridges within the cities and towns except state highway bridges, federal land bridges and privately owned bridges.
The proposal, Grandview Green in the citys Grandview District, joins a growing list of proposed lids sometimes called caps or land bridges which would cover parts of metro-area highways.
Two land bridges may have allowed dinosaurs to saunter between Europe and North America around 150 million years ago.
Scientists think traders arrived in Britain with the wheat, perhaps via land bridges that connected the south east coast of Britain to the European mainland, where they encountered a less advanced hunter gatherer society.
Planned projects comprises core projects such as land bridges, north-south railway tracks, Al-Harmain express train, GCC train, Mecca metro and Riyadh electric train, according to today's edition of the Saudi-based "Okaz" daily newspaper.
I used to love the romantic idea that there were land bridges on which animals from other continents crossed over.