flatlander


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flat·land

 (flăt′lănd′, -lənd)
n.
1. Land that varies little in elevation.
2. flatlands A geographic area composed chiefly of land that varies little in elevation.

flat′land′er n.

flatlander

(ˈflætˌlændə)
n
censorious US a term used in various hilly or mountainous regions of North America, particularly Vermont, to denote an outsider, someone who doesn't belong
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The first objection is, that a Flatlander, seeing a Line, sees something that must be THICK to the eye as well as LONG to the eye (otherwise it would not be visible, if it had not some thickness); and consequently he ought (it is argued) to acknowledge that his countrymen are not only long and broad, but also (though doubtless in a very slight degree) THICK or HIGH.
Well, that is my fate: and it is as natural for us Flatlanders to lock up a Square for preaching the Third Dimension, as it is for you Spacelanders to lock up a Cube for preaching the Fourth.
It is something you should practice when you can create the opportunity--especially if you're a flatlander headed for the mountains.
Beginning about age 12, I spent my summers working for Flavel Horner, a sunburned flatlander who baled hay for a living.
I understand I'm a spoiled flatlander, but operations in high density altitude conditions to and from locations I normally would reject for an emergency landing seem to leave little margin for error, at least the kind of margin with which I'm accustomed.
Synopsis: "The Awkward Ozarker" is the witty, wise, and heart-warming memoir of Blant Hurt, a fifty-something flatlander with urban sensibilities, who buys a ratty weekend cabin up in the dark heart of the Ozark Mountains.
It's a place full of salt-of--the-earth types where everyone is a friend, even if you're a flatlander as Illinoisans are so affectionately referred to (there are other, more colorful nicknames) by the natives.
Also touring the Sultanate this week, Viki Gomez is by far the best flatlander in Spain and today in title the number one flatland rider in the world.
Of course, you'll have to wait until the very end of this 100-minute doc to see the finished films - and there's also a bonus sequence where Kilian, Danny, gravity-defying free-runners Blue and Phil Doyle and BMX flatlander Keelan Phillips all converge on the Barbican Centre in London.
Those featured include the urban trial rider phenomenon Danny McAskill, skateboarding virtuoso Kilian Martin, Storm Freerun's Blue with extraordinary 19-year-old parkouriste Phil Doyle and BMX flatlander Keelan Phillips.
Among them are urban trial riding phenomenon Danny McAskill, skateboarding virtuoso Kilian Martin, extraordinary 19-year-old parkouriste (that's what these free-runners are called) Phil Doyle, and BMX flatlander Keelan Phillips - all of whom are trying to top their previous videos by jumping higher, moving faster and taking bigger risks.