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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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He also mentioned that SAR will soon be floating tenders for the Riyadh-Dammam and the Land Bridge Project.
Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has announced that it would soon offer tenders for its Riyadh-Dammam and the Land Bridge railway projects.
Saudi Railway Company (SAR) will soon float tenders for its Riyadh-Dammam and the Land Bridge railway projects, it was revealed at the Middle East Rail 2018 event in Dubai, UAE.
A similar land bridge is now being constructed from Hong Kong, near the Chep Lap Kok International Airport all the way to Macao, nearly 50 kilometers long.
A new land bridge at Eden Avenue was suggested in response to concerns about the challenging divide created by the depressed portion of Highway 0, he said.
One of the things that's made this land bridge more complicated to establish is that it's not so easy to walk through northern Iraq any more since our partner forces, with US and coalition support, defeated Daesh, liberated Mosul and have most of that territory under control.
In addition, the land bridge will enable us to easily reach all regions of the Kingdom.
We need to communicate clearly to the Iranians, Russians and Syrians that we and our allies are willing to take military action to stop the IRGC and its proxies from moving south of Deir al Zour toward the Iraqi border to complete this land bridge.
Deir Ezzor, SANA -- A humanitarian aid convoy, carrying about 700 tons of food, arrived on Monday in the city of Deir Ezzor in the framework of the land bridge opened by the government immediately after breaking the siege imposed on the city.
gov/gip/deserts/types/) coastal desert  connected to the mainland by a land bridge that is now underwater.
The book espouses the land bridge theory and begins with the first settlement of people from Asia in the Great Plains.
Those land routes would have been somewhat similar to other ocean crossings, such as the Bering land bridge humans traversed around 23,000 years ago between Asia and North America (,SN: 8/22/15, p.