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land

 (lănd)
n.
1. The solid ground of the earth.
2.
a. Ground or soil: tilled the land.
b. A topographically or functionally distinct tract: desert land; prime building land.
3.
a. A nation; a country.
b. The people of a nation, district, or region.
c. lands Territorial possessions or property.
4. Public or private landed property; real estate.
5. Law The solid material of the earth as well as the natural and manmade things attached to it and the rights and interests associated with it.
6.
a. An agricultural or farming area: wanted to buy a house on the land.
b. Farming considered as a way of life.
7. An area or realm: the land of make-believe; the land of television.
8. The raised portion of a grooved surface, as on a phonograph record.
v. land·ed, land·ing, lands
v.tr.
1.
a. To bring to and unload on land: land cargo.
b. To set (a vehicle) down on land or another surface: land an airplane smoothly; land a seaplane on a lake.
2. Informal To cause to arrive in a place or condition: Civil disobedience will land you in jail.
3.
a. To catch and pull in (a fish): landed a big catfish.
b. Informal To win; secure: land a big contract.
4. Informal To deliver: landed a blow on his opponent's head.
v.intr.
1.
a. To come to shore: landed against the current with great difficulty.
b. To disembark: landed at a crowded dock.
2. To descend toward and settle onto the ground or another surface: The helicopter has landed.
3. Informal To arrive in a place or condition: landed at the theater too late for the opening curtain; landed in trouble for being late.
4. To come to rest in a certain way or place: slipped and landed on his shoulder.

[Middle English, from Old English; see lendh- in Indo-European roots.]

land

(lænd)
n
1. (Physical Geography) the solid part of the surface of the earth as distinct from seas, lakes, etc.
2. (Physical Geography)
a. ground, esp with reference to its use, quality, etc
b. (in combination): land-grabber.
3. (Agriculture) rural or agricultural areas as contrasted with urban ones
4. (Agriculture) farming as an occupation or way of life
5. (Law) law
a. any tract of ground capable of being owned as property, together with any buildings on it, extending above and below the surface
b. any hereditament, tenement, or other interest; realty
6. (Human Geography)
a. a country, region, or area
b. the people of a country, etc
7. a realm, sphere, or domain
8. (Economics) economics the factor of production consisting of all natural resources
9. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the unindented part of a grooved surface, esp one of the ridges inside a rifle bore
10. the unindented part of a grooved surface, esp one of the ridges inside a rifle bore
11. how the land lies the prevailing conditions or state of affairs
vb
12. to transfer (something) or go from a ship or boat to the shore: land the cargo.
13. (Nautical Terms) (intr) to come to or touch shore
14. to come down or bring (something) down to earth after a flight or jump
15. to come or bring to some point, condition, or state
16. (Angling) (tr) angling to retrieve (a hooked fish) from the water
17. (tr) informal to win or obtain: to land a job.
18. (tr) informal to deliver (a blow)
[Old English; compare Old Norse, Gothic land, Old High German lant]
ˈlandless adj
ˈlandlessness n

Land

(lænd)
n
(Biography) Edwin Herbert. 1909–91, US inventor of the Polaroid Land camera

Land

(lant)
n, pl Länder (ˈlɛndər)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. any of the federal states of Germany
b. any of the provinces of Austria

land

(lænd)
n.
1. any part of the earth's surface, as a continent or an island, not covered by a body of water.
2. an area of ground with reference to its nature or composition: arable land.
3. an area of ground with specific boundaries: to buy land in Florida.
4. rural or farming areas, as contrasted with urban areas: They left the land for the city.
5. Law. any part of the earth's surface that can be owned as property, and everything annexed to it.
6. a part of the earth's surface marked off by natural or political boundaries or the like; a region or country: They came from many lands.
7. the people of a region or country.
8. a realm or domain: the land of the living.
9. a surface between furrows, as on the interior of a rifle barrel.
v.t.
10. to bring to or set on land.
11. to bring into or cause to arrive in a particular place, position, or condition: His behavior will land him in jail.
12. Informal. to catch or capture; win: to land a job.
13. to bring (a fish) onto land or into a boat, as with a hook or a net.
v.i.
14. to come to land or shore: The boat lands at Cherbourg.
15. to go or come ashore from a ship or boat.
16. to alight upon or strike a surface, as the ground or a body of water: The plane landed on time.
17. to come to rest or arrive in a particular place, position, or condition (sometimes fol. by up): to land in trouble; to land up 40 miles from home.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English, c. Old Saxon, Old Norse, Gothic land, Old High German lant]

Land

(lænd)

n.
Edwin Herbert, 1909–91, U.S. inventor and physicist.

Land

See also earth; soil

the practice of extensive or permanent absence from their property by owners. — absentee, n.
the llth-century Anglo-Saxon estate system in which absolute possession was invested in the holder. — alodialist, allodialist, alodiary, allodiary, n.
British, Obsolete, a form of land tenure under which land was held in return for payment of a fixed sum of money in rent or for rendering of service. Also called socage.
surveying for the purpose of showing boundary and property lines.
the science of land surveying.
the practice of purchasing land for another person who is not legally entitled to do so.
the right one landowner has been granted over the land of another, as the right of access to water, right of way, etc., at no charge.
Obsolete, the science of surveying.
a European system flourishing between 800-1400 based upon fixed relations of lord to vassal and all lands held in fee (as from the king), and requiring of vassal-tenants homage and service. Also feudality. — feudal, feudalistic, adj.
Medieval History. the land over which a person exercises control after vows of vassalage and service to an overlord. See feudalism.
the science of surveying. — gromatic, adj.
the use of photography for surveying or map-making.
surveying or map-making by means of photography. — phototopographic, phototopographical, adj.
burgage.
a system of surveying in which distances are measured by reading intervals on a graduated rod intercepted by two parallel cross hairs in the telescope of a surveying instrument. — stadia, adj.
a surveying instrument for measuring vertical and horizontal angles. — theodolitic, adj.

land


Past participle: landed
Gerund: landing

Imperative
land
land
Present
I land
you land
he/she/it lands
we land
you land
they land
Preterite
I landed
you landed
he/she/it landed
we landed
you landed
they landed
Present Continuous
I am landing
you are landing
he/she/it is landing
we are landing
you are landing
they are landing
Present Perfect
I have landed
you have landed
he/she/it has landed
we have landed
you have landed
they have landed
Past Continuous
I was landing
you were landing
he/she/it was landing
we were landing
you were landing
they were landing
Past Perfect
I had landed
you had landed
he/she/it had landed
we had landed
you had landed
they had landed
Future
I will land
you will land
he/she/it will land
we will land
you will land
they will land
Future Perfect
I will have landed
you will have landed
he/she/it will have landed
we will have landed
you will have landed
they will have landed
Future Continuous
I will be landing
you will be landing
he/she/it will be landing
we will be landing
you will be landing
they will be landing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been landing
you have been landing
he/she/it has been landing
we have been landing
you have been landing
they have been landing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been landing
you will have been landing
he/she/it will have been landing
we will have been landing
you will have been landing
they will have been landing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been landing
you had been landing
he/she/it had been landing
we had been landing
you had been landing
they had been landing
Conditional
I would land
you would land
he/she/it would land
we would land
you would land
they would land
Past Conditional
I would have landed
you would have landed
he/she/it would have landed
we would have landed
you would have landed
they would have landed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.land - the land on which real estate is locatedland - the land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city"
immovable, real estate, real property, realty - property consisting of houses and land
farmstead - the buildings and adjacent grounds of a farm
homestead - the home and adjacent grounds occupied by a family
no man's land - land that is unowned and uninhabited (and usually undesirable)
2.land - 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"; "good agricultural soil"
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
badlands - deeply eroded barren land
bottomland, bottom - low-lying alluvial land near a river
coastland - land in a coastal area
ploughland, plowland, tillage, tilled land, cultivated land, farmland, tilth - arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
overburden - the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits
permafrost - ground that is permanently frozen
polder - low-lying land that has been reclaimed and is protected by dikes (especially in the Netherlands)
rangeland - land suitable for grazing livestock
scablands - (geology) flat elevated land with poor soil and little vegetation that is scarred by dry channels of glacial origin (especially in eastern Washington)
greensward, sod, sward, turf - surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots
wetland - a low area where the land is saturated with water
3.land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
country, land, state - the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
archduchy - the domain controlled by an archduke or archduchess
barony - the domain of a baron
duchy, dukedom - the domain controlled by a duke or duchess
earldom - the domain controlled by an earl or count or countess
emirate - the domain controlled by an emir
empire, imperium - the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
fiefdom - the domain controlled by a feudal lord
grand duchy - the domain controlled by a grand duke or grand duchess
viscounty - the domain controlled by a viscount or viscountess
khanate - the realm of a khan
realm, kingdom - the domain ruled by a king or queen
principality, princedom - territory ruled by a prince
sheikdom, sheikhdom - the domain ruled by a sheik
suzerainty - the domain of a suzerain
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
4.land - the solid part of the earth's surfaceland - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
archipelago - a group of many islands in a large body of water
beachfront - a strip of land running along a beach
cape, ness - a strip of land projecting into a body of water
coastal plain - a plain adjacent to a coast
earth, globe, world - the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; "the Earth moves around the sun"; "he sailed around the world"
floor - the ground on which people and animals move about; "the fire spared the forest floor"
foreland - land forming the forward margin of something
timberland, woodland, forest, timber - land that is covered with trees and shrubs
island - a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
isthmus - a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas
land mass, landmass - a large continuous extent of land
mainland - the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula
neck - a narrow elongated projecting strip of land
oxbow - the land inside an oxbow bend in a river
peninsula - a large mass of land projecting into a body of water
champaign, plain, field - extensive tract of level open land; "they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain"; "he longed for the fields of his youth"
slash - an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind)
wonderland - a place or scene of great or strange beauty or wonder
5.land - the territory occupied by a nationland - the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
administrative district, administrative division, territorial division - a district defined for administrative purposes
banana republic - a small country (especially in Central America) that is politically unstable and whose economy is dominated by foreign companies and depends on one export (such as bananas)
buffer country, buffer state - a small neutral state between two rival powers
department - the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France)
demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
midland - the interior part of a country
kingdom - a country with a king as head of state
province, state - the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; "his state is in the deep south"
tax haven - a country or independent region where taxes are low
European country, European nation - any one of the countries occupying the European continent
African country, African nation - any one of the countries occupying the African continent
Asian country, Asian nation - any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
South American country, South American nation - any one of the countries occupying the South American continent
North American country, North American nation - any country on the North American continent
sultanate - country or territory ruled by a sultan
6.land - a domain in which something is dominantland - a domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"
arena, domain, sphere, orbit, area, field - a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"
lotus land, lotusland - an idyllic realm of contentment and self-indulgence
7.land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own useland - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
freehold - an estate held in fee simple or for life
immovable, real estate, real property, realty - property consisting of houses and land
glebe - plot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office
leasehold - land or property held under a lease
smallholding - a piece of land under 50 acres that is sold or let to someone for cultivation
homestead - land acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law
feoff, fief - a piece of land held under the feudal system
barony - the estate of a baron
countryseat - an estate in the country
Crown land - land that belongs to the Crown
manor - the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)
seigneury, seigniory, signory - the estate of a seigneur
hacienda - a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
plantation - an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)
entail - land received by fee tail
8.land - the people who live in a nation or countryland - the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
national, subject - a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
Dutch, Dutch people - the people of the Netherlands; "the Dutch are famous for their tulips"
British, British people, Brits - the people of Great Britain
English people, English - the people of England
Irish, Irish people - people of Ireland or of Irish extraction
French people, French - the people of France
Spanish people, Spanish - the people of Spain
Swiss, Swiss people - the natives or inhabitants of Switzerland
9.land - a politically organized body of people under a single governmentland - a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
commonwealth country - any of the countries in the British Commonwealth
developing country - a country that is poor and whose citizens are mostly agricultural workers but that wants to become more advanced socially and economically
Dominion - one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
estate of the realm, the three estates, estate - a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
foreign country - any state of which one is not a citizen; "working in a foreign country takes a bit of getting used to"
Reich - the German state
renegade state, rogue nation, rogue state - a state that does not respect other states in its international actions
suzerain - a state exercising a degree of dominion over a dependent state especially in its foreign affairs
sea power - a nation that possesses formidable naval strength
great power, major power, superpower, world power, power - a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
city state, city-state - a state consisting of a sovereign city
ally - a friendly nation
political entity, political unit - a unit with political responsibilities
10.Land - United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)
11.land - agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more"
job, line of work, occupation, business, line - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
Verb1.land - reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"
alight, perch, light - to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
force-land - make a forced landing
beach - land on a beach; "the ship beached near the port"
port - land at or reach a port; "The ship finally ported"
debark, disembark, set down - go ashore; "The passengers disembarked at Southampton"
touch down - come or bring (a plane) to a landing; "the plane touched down at noon"
undershoot - fall short of (the runway) in a landing; "The plane undershot the runway"
belly-land - land on the underside without the landing gear
crash land - make an emergency landing
arrive, come, get - reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
2.land - cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
arrive, come, get - reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
3.land - bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
4.land - bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"
run aground, strand, ground - bring to the ground; "the storm grounded the ship"
bring, convey, take - take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
strand - drive (a vessel) ashore
5.land - deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
drive home, deliver - carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left"
6.land - arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"
arrive, come, get - reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
7.land - shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

land

noun
1. ground, earth, dry land, terra firma, l& (S.M.S.) It isn't clear whether the plane went down over land or sea.
2. soil, ground, earth, clay, dirt, sod, loam, l& (S.M.S.) a small piece of grazing land
3. countryside, farming, farmland, rural districts, l& (S.M.S.) Living off the land was hard enough at the best of times.
4. (Law) property, grounds, estate, acres, real estate, realty, acreage, real property, l& (S.M.S.) Good agricultural land is in short supply.
5. country, nation, region, state, district, territory, province, kingdom, realm, tract, motherland, fatherland, l& (S.M.S.) America, land of opportunity
verb
1. come to rest, come down, l& (S.M.S.) He was sent flying through the air and landed 20 ft away.
2. arrive, dock, put down, moor, berth, alight, touch down, disembark, come to rest, debark, l& (S.M.S.) The jet landed after a flight of just under three hours.
3. bring down, dock, moor, take down, l& (S.M.S.) The crew finally landed the plane on its belly.
4. cause to be, lead, bring, l& (S.M.S.) This is not the first time his exploits have landed him in trouble.
5. saddle, trouble, burden, encumber, l& (S.M.S.) The other options could simply land him with more expense.
6. (Informal) gain, get, win, score (slang), secure, obtain, acquire, l& (S.M.S.) He landed a place on the graduate training scheme.
7. deliver, hit, apply, impose, administer, inflict, l& (S.M.S.) He landed a punch on his opponent's mouth after the end of the eleventh round.
land up end up, arrive, turn up, wind up, finish up, fetch up (informal) We landed up at the Las Vegas at about 6.30.
Related words
adjective terrestrial

land

noun
1. An organized geopolitical unit:
2. Usually extensive real estate:
acre (often used in plural), estate, property.
verb
1. To come ashore from a seacraft:
2. To come to rest on the ground:
3. Informal. To come into possession of:
Informal: pick up.
Translations
أَرْضٌأرْضبِلادتُرْبَه، تُرابتَهْبِط الطائِرَه
земя
přistátpevninapozemekpůdastatek
landlandeendefangehavne
lando
maa
laskeutuamaa
zemljakopnoposjedsletjeti
földkikötországpartra tesz
landlendalenda; landaland, ríkilandareign
着陸する
육지에 닿다
terra
atsidurtidirvagairėgerai pasverti visas aplinkybeskraštas
augsnecietzemegruntsgabalsnolaistiesnonākt
ţară
vyloviť
deželakopnopristatispustiti setla
landlandamark
ที่ดินนำร่อนลง
karakaraya çık mak/ayak basmakmemleketsoluğu ...-de almaktoprak
đáp xuốngđất

land

[lænd]
A. N
1. (= not sea) → tierra f
land ho; land ahoy!¡tierra a la vista!
to go/travel by landir/viajar por tierra
dry landtierra f firme
on dry landen tierra firme
to make land (Naut) → tomar tierra
there was action at sea, on land, and in the airse combatió en mar, tierra y aire
to sight landdivisar tierra
2. (Agr, Constr) (= ground) → tierra f, tierras fpl
160 acres of land160 acres de tierra
agricultural landtierra(s) f(pl) agrícola(s), terreno m agrícola
grazing landtierra(s) f(pl) de pastoreo, tierra(s) f(pl) para pastos
the lay or lie of the land (lit) → la configuración del terreno
a piece/plot of landun terreno, una parcela
the land (Agr) → la tierra
to live off the landvivir de la tierra
to work on the landtrabajar or cultivar la tierra
the drift from the landel éxodo rural
to see how the land lies; get the lie or lay of the landtantear el terreno
see also arable A
3. (= property) → tierras fpl
get off my land!¡fuera de mis tierras!
to own landposeer tierras
4. (Geog) (= region)
desert/equatorial/temperate landstierras fpl desérticas/ecuatoriales/templadas
5. (= nation, country) → país m
a land of opportunity/contrastsun país de oportunidades/contrastes
throughout the landen todo el país
to be in the land of the living (hum) → estar en el mundo de los vivos, estar vivito y coleando (hum)
the land of milk and honeyel paraíso terrenal
to be in the Land of Nod (hum) → estar dormido, estar roque (Sp)
see also fantasy 1
see also native C
see also promise B1
B. VI
1. (after flight) [plane] → aterrizar; (on water) → amerizar, amarizar; (on moon) → alunizar
to land on sth [bird, insect] → posarse en algo
the Americans were the first to land on the moonlos americanos fueron los primeros en llegar a la luna
2. (from boat) [passenger] → desembarcar
3. (after fall, jump, throw) → caer
I landed awkwardlycaí en una mala postura
the hat landed in my lapel sombrero me cayó en el regazo
to land on one's backcaer de espaldas
to land on one's feet (lit) → caer de pie (fig) → salir adelante
4. (also land up) (in prison, hospital) → ir a parar (in a) → acabar (in en) he landed in hospitalfue a parar al hospital, acabó en el hospital
C. VT
1. (= disembark, unload) [+ passengers] → desembarcar; [+ cargo] → descargar
vessels will have to land their catch at designated portslos buques tendrán que descargar la pesca en los puertos designados
2. (= bring down) [+ plane] → hacer aterrizar
3. (= catch) [+ fish] → pescar, conseguir pescar (fig) [+ job, contract] → conseguir; [+ prize] → obtener
4.
4.1. (= put, dump)
to land a blow on sb's chin, land sb a blow on the chinasestar a algn un golpe en la barbilla
they landed the children on meme endilgaron or endosaron a los niños
4.2.
to land sb in sth his comments landed him in courtsus comentarios hicieron que acabara en los tribunales, sus comentarios hicieron que fuera a parar a los tribunales
his extravagant lifestyle soon landed him in debtsu estilo de vida extravagante pronto hizo que endeudase
to land sb in itfastidiar or jorobar a algn pero bien
it landed me in a messme metió en un lío
to land sb in troublecausar problemas a algn
to land o.s. in troublemeterse en problemas
4.3. (= encumber)
to land sb with sth/sbendilgar algo/a algn a algn, endosar algo/a algn a algn
I got landed with the jobme endilgaron or endosaron el trabajo
I got landed with him for two hoursme lo endilgaron or endosaron dos horas
getting overdrawn could land you with big bank chargesgirar al descubierto te puede ocasionar enormes intereses bancarios
how did you land yourself with all these debts?¿cómo acabaste tan endeudado?
I've landed myself with a bit of a problemme he metido en un apuro
D. CPD land agent Nadministrador(a) m/f de fincas
land defences NPLdefensas fpl de tierra
land forces NPLfuerzas fpl de tierra
land management Nadministración f de fincas
land reclamation Nreclamación f de tierras
land reform Nreforma f agraria
land register, land registry N (Brit) → catastro m, registro m catastral, registro m de la propiedad inmobiliaria
Land Rover® N (Aut) → (vehículo m) todo terreno m
land tax Ncontribución f territorial
land use Nuso m de la tierra
land up
A. VI + ADV (= end up) → ir a parar, acabar
he landed up in prisonfue a parar a la cárcel, acabó en la cárcel
so eventually we landed up in Madridasí es que al final fuimos a parar a Madrid, así es que al final acabamos en Madrid
B. VT + ADV this sort of behaviour could land you up in prisoneste tipo de comportamiento puede llevarte a la cárcel
LAND OF HOPE AND GLORY
Land of Hope and Glory es el título de una canción patriótica británica. Para muchos ciudadanos, sobre todo en Inglaterra, es un símbolo más del país, casi como el himno o la bandera nacional. Se suele entonar al final del congreso anual del Partido Conservador y en la última noche de los Proms, junto con otras conocidas canciones patrióticas.

land

[ˈlænd]
n
(as opposed to sea)terre f
to go by land → aller or se déplacer par voie de terre
Others would go by land to the Egyptian border → D'autres iraient par voie de terre jusqu'à la frontière égyptienne. dry land
(= country) → terre f
a foreign land → une terre étrangère
2,000 miles away in a strange land → à plus de 3 000 km, en terre étrangère
America, land of opportunity → l'Amérique, une terre où chacun à sa chance
(= soil) → terre
Look after the land and the land will look after you → Prends soin de la terre et la terre prendra soin de toi.
(= property) → terres fpl
Their home is on his father's land → Leur maison est sur les terres de son père.
to own land → posséder des terres
a piece of land → un terrain
agricultural land → des terres agricoles
(= estate) → terres fpl
vi
[plane] → atterrir; [passenger] → atterrir
What time do we land? → À quelle heure atterrit-on?
(from ship)débarquer
(after falling, jumping) [animal, person] → atterrir
to land on one's feet (lit)retomber sur ses pieds (fig)retomber sur ses pieds
(= fall) [missile, ball] → atterrir
(= end up) → atterrir
The report landed on his desk → Le rapport a atterri sur son bureau.
to land on sb's doorstep → frapper aux portes de qn
This was the weekend that the war finally landed on their doorstep → Ce fut pendant ce week-end finalement que la guerre frappa à leurs portes.
vt
[+ passengers, goods] → débarquer
[+ blow, punch]
He landed a blow on the Italian's chin → Il toucha l'Italien d'un coup au menton.
[+ plane] → poser
The crew finally landed the plane on its belly → L'équipage parvint finalement à poser l'appareil sur le ventre.
(= catch) [+ fish] → prendre
(= obtain) → décrocher
(= foist on) to land sb with sth/sb → infliger qch/la présence de qn à qn
You landed us with that awful Victor → Tu nous a infligé la présence de cet affreux Victor.
The other options could land him with more expense
BUT Les autres options pourraient lui valoir d'autres dépenses.
to land sb in trouble (British)valoir des ennuis à qn
This is not the first time his exploits have landed him in trouble → Ce n'est pas la première fois que ses exploits lui valent des ennuis.
land up
vi
(= end up) → atterrir, finir par se retrouver
You'll land up in jail if you aren't careful → Tu finiras par te retrouver en prison si tu ne fais pas attention.
Half of those who went east seem to have landed up in southern India
BUT La moitié de ceux qui étaient partis vers l'est atterrirent en Inde du sud.
(= eventually arrive) → atterrirlanded gentry [ˌlændɪdˈdʒɛntrɪ] n (British)aristocratie f terriennelandfill site [ˈlændfɪl] ndécharge f, centre m d'enfouissement des déchets

land

n
(= not sea)Land nt; by landauf dem Landweg; by land and seazu Land und zu Wasser; as they approached landals sie sich dem Land näherten; to see how the land lies (lit)das Gelände erkunden or auskundschaften; (fig)die Lage sondieren or peilen; the lay or lie of the land (lit)die Beschaffenheit des Geländes; until I’ve seen the lay or lie of the land (fig)bis ich die Lage sondiert habe; for land’s sake (US, inf) → um Himmels willen ? dry land
(= nation, region: also fig) → Land nt; to be in the land of the livingunter den Lebenden sein; the land of opportunity (= USA)das Land der unbegrenzten Möglichkeiten
(as property) → Grund und Boden m; (= estates)Ländereien pl; to own landLand besitzen; she’s bought a piece of landsie hat ein Stück Land or (for building) → ein Grundstück gekauft; get off my land!verschwinden Sie von meinem Grundstück or von meinem Grund und Boden!
(Agr) → Land nt; (= soil)Boden m; to return to the landzur Scholle zurückkehren; to work on the landdas Land bebauen; the drift from the landdie Landflucht; to live off the land (= grow own food)sich vom Lande ernähren, von den Früchten des Landes leben (liter); (= forage)sich aus der Natur ernähren
vt
(Naut) passengersabsetzen, von Bord gehen lassen; troopslanden; goodsan Land bringen, löschen; fish at portanlanden; boatan Land ziehen; he landed the boat on the beacher zog das Boot an den Strand
(Aviat) passengersabsetzen, von Bord gehen lassen; troopslanden; goodsabladen; to land a plane(mit einem Flugzeug) landen; the helicopter landed a doctor on the shipder Hubschrauber setzte einen Arzt auf dem Schiff ab; scientists will land a space probe on the moonWissenschaftler werden eine Raumsonde auf dem Mond landen
fish on hookan Land ziehen
(inf: = obtain) → kriegen (inf); contractsich (dat)verschaffen; prize (→ sich dat) → holen (inf); joban Land ziehen (inf); she finally landed himsie hat sich (dat)ihn schließlich geangelt (inf)
(Brit inf) blowlanden (inf); he landed him one, he landed him a punch on the jawer versetzte ihm or landete bei ihm einen Kinnhaken
(inf: = place) → bringen; behaviour (Brit) or behavior (US) like that will land you in trouble/jailbei einem solchen Betragen wirst du noch mal Ärger bekommen/im Gefängnis landen; it landed me in a messdadurch bin ich in einen ganz schönen Schlamassel (inf)geraten or gekommen; I’ve landed myself in a real messich bin (ganz schön) in die Klemme geraten (inf); his attitude landed him in troubledurch seine Einstellung handelte er sich (dat)Ärger ein; buying the house landed him in debtdurch den Kauf des Hauses verschuldete er sich; being overdrawn could land you with big bank chargeswenn man sein Konto überzieht, kann einen das hohe Bankgebühren kosten
(inf: = lumber) to land somebody with somethingjdm etw aufhalsen (inf)or andrehen (inf); I got landed with the jobman hat mir die Arbeit aufgehalst (inf); I got landed with him for two hoursich hatte ihn zwei Stunden lang auf dem Hals
vi
(from ship) → an Land gehen
(Aviat) → landen; (bird, insect)landen, sich setzen; as it landed (Aviat) → bei der Landung; we’re coming in to landwir setzen zur Landung an
(= fall, be placed, strike)landen; the bomb landed on the buildingdie Bombe fiel auf das Gebäude; to land on one’s feet (lit)auf den Füßen landen; (fig)auf die Füße fallen; to land on one’s headauf den Kopf fallen; he landed awkwardlyer ist ungeschickt aufgekommen or gelandet (inf)

land

:
land-based
adj missiles, aircraftlandgestützt
land breeze
nLandwind m
land defences, (US) land defenses
plLandwehr f
land development
nErschließung fvon Bauland

land

:
landfall
nSichten ntvon Land; (= land sighted)gesichtetes Land; to make landLand sichten
landfill (site)
nMülldeponie f
land forces
landholder
n (= land-owner)Grundbesitzer(in) m(f); (= tenant)Pächter(in) m(f)

land

:
landlady
n (of land) → Grundbesitzerin f; (of flat etc) → Vermieterin f, → Hauswirtin f; (of pub) → Wirtin f; land!Frau Wirtin!
land law
nBodenrecht nt
landless
adjlandlos
land line
n (Telec) → Landkabel nt
landlocked
adjvon Land eingeschlossen; a land countryein Land ntohne Zugang zum Meer, ein Binnenstaat m
landlord
n (of land)Grundbesitzer m; (of flat etc)Vermieter m, → Hauswirt m; (of pub)Wirt m; land!Herr Wirt!
landlubber
nLandratte f (inf)
landmark
n (Naut) → Landmarke f; (= boundary mark)Grenzstein m, → Grenzpfahl m; (= well-known thing)Wahrzeichen nt; (fig)Meilenstein m, → Markstein m
landmass
nLandmasse f
land mine
nLandmine f
land office
n (US) → Grundbuchamt nt; to do a land-office business (inf)ein Bombengeschäft machen (inf)
landowner
nGrundbesitzer(in) m(f)
landowning
adj attrmit Grundbesitz; the land classdie Grundbesitzer pl
land reform
nBoden(rechts)reform f
land register
n (Brit) → Grundbuch nt
land route
nLandweg m; by the landauf dem Landweg
landscape
n
Landschaft f; (Art also)
(printing format) → Querformat nt
vt big area, natural parklandschaftlich gestalten; garden, groundsgärtnerisch gestalten, anlegen
landscape architect
nLandschaftsarchitekt(in) m(f)
landscape gardener
n (for big areas etc) → Landschaftsgärtner(in) m(f); (for gardens etc) → Gartengestalter(in) m(f)
landscape gardening
nLandschaftsgärtnerei or -gestaltung f, → Gartengestaltung f
landslide
n (lit, fig)Erdrutsch m; a land victoryein überwältigender Sieg, ein Erdrutschsieg m
landslip
nErdrutsch m
land tax
nGrundsteuer f
landward
adj viewzum (Fest)land; they were sailing in a land directionsie fuhren in Richtung Land or auf das Land zu; on the land sideauf der Landseite, auf der dem Land zugekehrten Seite
landward(s)
advlandwärts; to landwardin Richtung Land

land

[lænd]
1. n
a.terra; (soil, ground) → terreno; (estate) → terreni mpl, terre fpl
to go/travel by land → andare/viaggiare per via di terra
(dry) land → terraferma
to work on the land → lavorare la terra
to live off the land → vivere dei prodotti della terra
to own land → possedere dei terreni, avere delle proprietà (terriere)
to see how the land lies (fig) → tastare il terreno
b. (nation, country) → paese m
throughout the land → in tutto il paese
to be in the land of the living → essere nel mondo dei vivi
2. vt
a. (cargo, goods) → scaricare, (far) sbarcare; (passengers) → (far) sbarcare; (aircraft) → far atterrare; (catch, fish) → tirare in secco (fig) (job, contract) → accaparrarsi
b. (fam) (place) to land a blow on sbassestare un colpo a qn
it landed him in jail → gli è costato la galera
to land sb in trouble → cacciare qn nei guai
to land sb in debt → far indebitare qn
I got landed with the job → è toccato a me fare il lavoro
I got landed with him → mi è toccato restare con lui, me lo sono dovuto sorbire io
3. vi
a. (plane, passenger) → atterrare; (from boat, ship) → sbarcare
b. (after fall, jump) → atterrare (fig) (fall) → cadere
to land on (bird) → posarsi su
to land on one's feet (to be lucky) → cadere in piedi
the hat landed in my lap → il cappello è finito sulle mie ginocchia
the bomb landed on the building → la bomba è caduta sul palazzo
the first man to land on the moon → il primo uomo a mettere piede sulla luna
land up vi + adv (fig) (fam) → andare a finire

land

(lӕnd) noun
1. the solid part of the surface of the Earth which is covered by the sea. We had been at sea a week before we saw land.
2. a country. foreign lands.
3. the ground or soil. He never made any money at farming as his land was poor and stony.
4. an estate. He owns land/lands in Scotland.
verb
1. to come or bring down from the air upon the land. The plane landed in a field; They managed to land the helicopter safely; She fell twenty feet, but landed without injury.
2. to come or bring from the sea on to the land. After being at sea for three months, they landed at Plymouth; He landed the big fish with some help.
3. to (cause to) get into a particular (usually unfortunate) situation. Don't drive so fast – you'll land (yourself) in hospital/trouble!
ˈlanding noun
1. (an act of) coming or bringing to shore or to ground. an emergency landing; (also adjective) a landing place.
2. a place for coming ashore.
3. the level part of a staircase between flights of steps. Her room was on the first floor, across the landing from mine.
ˈlanding-gear noun
the parts of an aircraft that carry the load when it lands. The accident was caused by the failure of the plane's landing-gear.
ˈlanding-stage noun
a platform, fixed or floating, on which to land passengers or goods from a boat.
ˈlandlocked adjective
enclosed by land. a landlocked country; That area is completely landlocked.
ˈlandlordfeminine ˈlandlady (plural ˈlandladies) – noun
1. a person who has tenants or lodgers. My landlady has just put up my rent.
2. a person who keeps a public house. The landlord of the `Swan' is Mr Smith.
ˈlandmark noun
1. an object on land that serves as a guide to seamen or others. The church-tower is a landmark for sailors because it stands on the top of a cliff.
2. an event of great importance.
land mine
a mine laid on or near the surface of the ground, which is set off by something passing over it.
ˈlandowner noun
a person who owns land, especially a lot of land.
ˈLandrover® (-rouvə) noun
a type of strong motor vehicle used for driving over rough ground.
ˈlandslide noun
a piece of land that falls down from the side of a hill. His car was buried in the landslide.
ˈlandslide (victory) noun
a clear victory in an election. Their political party won a landslide victory.
ˈlandslide defeat noun
a clear defeat in an election.
land up
to get into a particular, usually unfortunate, situation, especially through one's own fault. If you go on like that, you'll land up in jail.
land with
to burden (someone) with (an unpleasant task). She was landed with the job of telling him the bad news.
see how the land lies
to take a good look at the circumstances before making a decision.

land

أَرْضٌ, يَهْبِطُ pevnina, přistát land, lande Land, landen ξηρά, προσγειώνω aterrizar, tierra laskeutua, maa atterrir, terre sletjeti, zemlja atterrare, terreno 着陸する, 陸, 육지에 닿다 land, landen land, lande ląd, wylądować aterrar, pousar, terra земля, приземляться landa, mark ที่ดิน, นำร่อนลง iniş yapmak, kara đáp xuống, đất 土地, 着陆
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I'll tell you what we'll do," said Beth, "let's each get her something for Christmas, land not get anything for ourselves.
The death of her father and mother and the rich acres of land that had come down to her had set a train of suitors on her heels.
Koku was an immense man, a veritable giant, one of two whom Tom had brought back with him after an exciting trip to a strange land.
But the night sat lightly upon the sea and the land.
All this time the Doctor and his animals were running through the forest towards the Land of the Monkeys as fast as they could go.
He informed me that the King his master was encamped not far off, and that a chec who was then in the company was just arrived from thence, and had seen the Emperor of Aethiopia's letters in our favour; I was then convinced that we might land without scruple, and to give the patriarch notice of it ordered a volley of our muskets to be fired, which was answered by the cannon of the two ships that lay at a distance, for fear of giving the Moors any cause of suspicion by their approach.
Those of the direct kind, which principally relate to land and buildings, may admit of a rule of apportionment.
Thus the Abraham Lincoln wanted for no means of destruction; and, what was better still she had on board Ned Land, the prince of harpooners.
Herds of buffalo, also, were moving about, or lying on the ground, like cattle in a pasture; excepting such inhabitants as these, a perfect solitude reigned over the land.
From land to land is the most concise definition of a ship's earthly fate.
These gentlemen, it is true, were not perfectly satisfied with the place, and were desirous of continuing their search; but Captain Thorn was impatient to land his cargo and continue his voyage, and protested against any more of what he termed "sporting excursions.
Henceforward I will give one dollar to the man on whose land Abu Hussein is found.