land mass


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Noun1.land mass - a large continuous extent of land
continent - one of the large landmasses of the earth; "there are seven continents"; "pioneers had to cross the continent on foot"
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - 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"
subcontinent - a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent
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land mass

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Rescue sources said that three labourers were engaged in digging a well in Chak No 187-TDA of Bhakkar when a big land mass fell over them.
Today, a country with a land mass of about 26,000 kilometres square puts to shame the daunting foreign policy machines of regional hegemons such as Nigeria, Morocco and even South Africa.
The rights activist noted that Nigeria landmass covers a total of 923,768 square kilometres, saying that the proposed cattle colony would cede a chunk part of the nation's land mass to herdsmen.
Compare that to Japan; which possesses nearly 10 times the land mass of Taiwan, but has only recorded about 230 species of butterflies.
Expanding the road network is better than nothing, but it's a palliative, given how many vehicles are added every year, the growing population and fixed land mass (unless we annex China.
An example of that is the creation of the USA itself, where emigrants in to its existing land mass turned into guerillas to oust the might of the greatest empire on earth at the time; albeit at the expense of the indigenous people of that land mass.
Game management and conservation have helped shape and enhance our landscapes for generations, and that management is now involved in some two thirds of the rural land mass of the UK.
Loss of the Antarctic ice shelves, which extend from the southern polar land mass over the underwater continental shelf, are likely to result in the glaciers behind them flowing more rapidly into the sea.
In the first six months of 2014, a total of 46,687,180 cubic meters of land mass, or almost 50% more than last year's quantities, were excavated, transported and piled in the three mines of Maritsa Iztok EAD.
2 per cent of the island's land mass is given over to golf.
The island is 60-70 feet above sea level and its land mass stretches 100-120 metres by 250-300 metres.
However, the country has significant potential as an exporter of solar energy due to its large land mass of 1.